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Shifting Winds Expected This Weekend

February 27, 2016, 1:12 AM HST
* Updated February 26, 10:14 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Surf Advisory is posted for the north and west shore of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Saturday.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through 6 a.m. Saturday for windward Big Island waters.

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

Light winds tonight are expected to shift to gentle trades Saturday with a few light windward showers. Light winds and sea breezes will return Sunday with some afternoon cloudiness expected. A dissipating front is forecast to move through the islands Monday with cool and dry air filling in behind the front. Moderate trade winds will return Wednesday before another front approaches at the end of the week.

 

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Today & Sunday

Today we expect mostly sunny skies with clouds building in the afternoon. Isolated showers could also occur in the afternoon. Northeast winds are forecast from 10 to 20 mph. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.  On Sunday, variable winds are expected up to 15 mph.

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

 

Tonight & Sunday night

Variable winds are expected up to 15 mph. Low temperatures from 67° to 73° with partly cloudy skies and skies clearing as the night goes on.

 

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**Click here for your detailed Big Island surf report.**

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