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Winds Ease Today, Winter Weather Advisory Posted

December 23, 2015, 1:20 AM HST
* Updated December 22, 9:24 PM
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Alerts

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for Big Island windward waters through 6 p.m. Wednesday. East winds are expected up to 25 knots and seas up to 12 feet.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for east shores through 6 p.m. Wednesday for 5 to 8 foot faces.

A Winter Weather Advisory is posted for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa above 8000 feet through 10 a.m. Wednesday. Freezing rain and black ice are expected with temperatures in the mid to upper 20s.

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Looking Ahead

Trade winds will gradually ease through Thursday, then become breezy again over the weekend. Rainfall is forecast to continue to favor windward and mountain areas with some showers reaching leeward sections at times.

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Today

Northeast winds are expected today from 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are forecast for windward and mauka areas with showers likely. Leeward side should be mostly clear with cloud cover building in the afternoon and isolated showers. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.

UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Northeast winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with showers likely in windward spots and isolated showers for the leeward side and clearing overnight.

 

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