Light Winds Today, Relief in Sight
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A High Surf Advisory is posted through 6 p.m. Friday for the west side of the Big Island.
A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Alenuihaha channel and windward waters through 6 a.m. Friday.
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Light winds are expected to hold through Friday. Sea breezes could generate light showers over leeward and interior areas Friday afternoon. The trades are expected to return during the weekend with shower activity shifting to windward and mauka areas. A front passing well to the north of the islands will briefly bring back light wind conditions on Monday, then the trades quickly return on Tuesday.
Variable winds are expected today from 5 to 15 mph. Mostly sunny skies in the morning with partly sunny skies in the afternoon as the sea breeze kicks up and cloud cover builds. Only isolated light showers are expected. Hazy conditions are expected under these conditions. High temperatures from 80° to 85°.
UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)
Trade winds are expected around 15 mph tonight. Low temperatures from 65° to 70°. Scattered windward showers are forecast for tonight.
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