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Breezy Winds Return, Trade Wind Weather Expected

December 9, 2015, 1:25 AM HST
* Updated December 8, 10:28 PM
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A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Big Island coastal waters through 6 p.m. Wednesday for winds up to 25 knots and seas up to 14 feet.

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ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Looking Ahead

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Wednesday through Friday we expect a return of moderate to strong trade winds. Clouds and showers should focus over windward and mauka areas. Winds may weaken a bit later this weekend.

 

Today

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Mostly cloudy skies are expected today with scattered windward and mauka showers riding in our winds. Easterly winds are expected from 15 to 30 mph with higher gusts. Mostly clear skies for the Kona side. High temperatures from 81° to 86°.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are expected in the evening from 15 to 30 mph. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°. Partly to mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward and mauka showers.

 

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