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Light and Variable Winds for Weekend

January 9, 2016, 1:43 AM HST
* Updated January 8, 10:47 PM
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Alerts

A Wind Advisory is posted for the summit of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa through 6 p.m. Saturday for west to northwest winds of 45 to 55 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

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Looking Ahead

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A cold front is expected to push southward into the central islands Saturday and Saturday night. The front will dissipate on Sunday, with weak high pressure then becoming re-established over the islands through the middle of next week. Several fronts will pass just north of the islands next week, but Hawaii will remain mostly dry and under a light wind flow pattern.

 

Today & Sunday

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Variable winds are expected today up to 15 mph. Partly cloudy skies are forecast with a slight chance of showers, mainly in the afternoon. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight & Sunday night

Variable winds are expected up to 15 mph. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°. Skies are expected to clear overnight as the land breeze kicks in.

 

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