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Northerly Winds, Scattered Windward Showers Today

October 7, 2015, 1:47 AM HST
* Updated October 6, 11:01 PM
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Alerts
A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 a.m. Wednesday for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel and waters to the south and west of the Big Island for north to northeast winds up to 30 knots and seas up to 13 feet.

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Looking Ahead
Northerly winds are expected to gradually become moderate trade winds in the next couple of days. As this pattern settles in, showers will start to favor windward and mauka areas with showers favoring nights and mornings.

 
Today
Today we expect partly to mostly cloudy skies with showers likely for windward and mauka spots. The Kona side is forecast to get scattered showers and areas of haze in the afternoon. High temperatures from 83° to 88°. Northeast winds are forecast around 15 mph.
 
UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)
 
Tonight
Northeast winds are expected in the evening around 15 mph. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected in the evening with scattered windward showers and scattered leeward showers in the evening with clearing overnight.
 
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