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Wet Trade Wind Weather Expected Today

September 15, 2015, 1:24 AM HST
* Updated September 14, 9:27 PM
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Alerts

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the Alenuihaha channel and Big Island leeward and southern waters through 6 p.m. Tuesday for east winds up to 25 knots and rough seas up to 11 feet.

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Looking Ahead

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Trade winds are expected to hold across the island chain through Thursday. A band of showers is forecasted to move over the islands and keep windward areas cloudy and wet through Wednesday. Unstable conditions could again be in the forecast for this weekend, bringing the threat of more unsettled weather.

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Today 

Today we expect partly to mostly cloudy skies for windward Big Island with numerous showers in the morning and scattered showers for the afternoon. The Kona side will be mostly cloudy to start with some clouds building in the afternoon and just isolated showers expected. High temperatures from 85° to 90°. East winds are expected around 15 mph.

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UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are expected this evening around 15 mph. Low temperatures from 73° to 78°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected in the evening with scattered showers for windward spots. Leeward spots should be clearing.

 

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