Christmas Day Weather Forecast
A Small Craft Advisory is posted through Friday at 6 p.m. for winds up to 25 knots and seas up to 10 feet.
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Moderate trade winds are expected to begin to increase late tonight through this weekend. Clouds and showers will remain focused over the windward and mauka areas through Friday with an increase in shower activity this weekend. As trades increase this weekend, some of the showers may reach leeward sections from time to time.
Northeast winds are expected today from 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. Partly cloudy skies are forecast for windward and mauka areas with scattered showers in the morning and showers likely in the afternoon. Leeward side should be mostly clear with isolated showers. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.
UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)
Northeast winds are expected from 10 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°. 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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