Trade Wind Weather Expected Today
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel as well as waters to the west and south of the Big Island through 6:00 p.m. Friday. Northeast winds of 20 – 25 knots and rough seas of 7 to 12 feet are expected. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.
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We expect high temperatures from 83° to 88°. Northeast winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph. Cloudy skies are forecasted for windward areas with numerous showers. For leeward areas and we expect a mostly clear morning and afternoon clouds with scattered showers.
UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)
For leeward areas, partly cloudy skies are expected tonight with clearing as the night goes on. Windward spots are mostly cloudy with numerous showers. East winds are forecasted from 10 to 15 mph. Low temperatures from 72° to 77° are expected.
Moderate to locally breezy trade winds are expected across the islands Friday. An increase in showers and humidity is expected from Friday afternoon through the weekend as a weak disturbance and remnant moisture from former tropical cyclone Enrique spreads westward across the state. The trade winds will also weaken and remain light into the middle portion of next week.
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