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Hazy Skies, Light Winds Continue Today

January 20, 2016, 1:22 AM HST
* Updated January 19, 8:24 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Surf Advisory is posted for the northwest exposed shores of the Big Island through 6:00 a.m. Thursday.

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6:00 a.m. Thursday for rough seas from 10 to 15 feet in waters exposed to the northwest swells.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, chance of cloud cover, projected localized weather conditions, vog/SO2 forecast and expected wave heights.**

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Looking Ahead

A weak front passing through the smaller islands on Wednesday will bring a chance of showers, but dry and cool north winds will follow the front. Trade winds Thursday and Friday will focus the majority of showers over windward and mauka spots. Another weak front will approach over the weekend, bringing light and variable winds.

 

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Today 

Hazy skies are in the forecast. Variable winds are expected today up to 15 mph. Mostly sunny skies are forecast with clouds building in the afternoon as the sea breeze kicks in. Isolated showers are possible in the afternoon. High temperatures from 80° to 85°.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Variable winds are expected up to 15 mph. Low temperatures from 68° to 74°. Skies are expected to clear overnight as the land breeze kicks in on the leeward side. Partly cloudy skies and scattered showers for windward areas.

 

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