Winds Still Breezy, Sunshine Expected
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Hawaii County waters through 6 a.m. Thursday for northeast winds up to 30 knots and rough seas up to 12 feet.
A High Surf Advisory is posted for the north facing shores of the Big Island through 6 p.m. Thursday. Surf along north facing shores is expected to build to 10 to 15 feet peaking Wednesday morning.
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Trade winds are forecast to continue with upslope showers expected over windward slopes. Wind speeds will weaken from Friday into Saturday, and then again early next week, as new fronts pass north of the islands.
Today breezy conditions are expected with east winds from 15 to 20 mph. Showers are likely for windward and mauka spots in the morning with sunshine in the afternoon. The Kona side is expected to be dry with afternoon cloud build up. High temperatures from 81° to 86°.
UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)
East winds are expected in the evening from 15 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected in the evening with showers likely for windward spots. Leeward spots should be clearing as the night goes on.
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