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Easterly Winds Today for Big Island

February 3, 2016, 1:57 AM HST
* Updated February 2, 10:01 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 a.m. Wednesday for windward coastal waters of the Big Island.

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Looking Ahead

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The trades are expected to weaken over the smaller islands on Wednesday, leading to a land and sea breeze weather pattern through Friday with isolated showers favoring afternoon hours. A strong cold front will sweep down the island chain Saturday and Saturday night, followed by strong and gusty northerly winds and a quite cool and dry air mass.

 

Today

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Today we expect partly sunny skies with isolated showers in the afternoon for the Kona side. Windward and mauka areas will get scattered showers. Winds are out of the east up to 15 mph. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.

UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

East winds are expected up to 15 mph tonight. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°. Scattered showers are likely for windward areas with isolated leeward showers in the forecast.

 

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