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Sunshine Today, Increased Showers Soon

February 15, 2016, 1:24 AM HST
* Updated February 14, 10:26 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for all Big Island waters through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for the west side of the Big Island through 6 p.m. Monday.

A Gale Warning is posted for all off shore waters.

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

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Looking Ahead

Trades are decreasing today. An increase in shower activity is forecast especially over windward and mauka areas Monday through Wednesday. Drier weather and lighter trade winds are expected during the second half of the week.

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Today

Today we expect mostly sunny skies. Just isolated showers for windward spots with mostly clear skies for the Kona side. Winds are out of the northeast from 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. High temperatures from 78° to 83°.

UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Northeast winds are expected from 15 to 25 mph tonight. Low temperatures from 65° to 70° with mostly cloudy skies and scattered showers for windward areas.

 

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