Light Winds, Scattered Afternoon Showers Today
A High Surf Advisory is posted for northeast facing shores of the Big Island through 6 p.m. Friday. Wave heights are expected from 6 to 10 foot faces.
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Big Island channels and waters through 6 p.m. Friday. Hazardous seas up to about 11 feet are expected.
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Weakening east to southeast winds will allow sea breezes to develop in the afternoon, with clouds and scattered showers forming mainly over interior and leeward areas. An increase in showers is expected during the weekend into early next week as the front advances closer to the islands.
Today partly sunny skies are expected with scattered showers for windward areas. Scattered showers are expected for the Kona side in the afternoon as the sea breeze develops. High temperatures from 84° to 89°. Variable winds are forecast up to 15 mph.
UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)
Variable winds are expected in the evening up to 15 mph. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected in the evening with scattered showers for windward spots. Leeward spots should see isolated evening showers and clearing as the night goes on.
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