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North Winds for Big Island Today

March 2, 2016, 1:33 AM HST
* Updated March 1, 10:38 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 p.m. Wednesday.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through 6 p.m. Wednesday for windward Big Island waters and the Alenuihaha channel.

A Marine Weather Statement has been issued for a very large northwest swell producing harbor surges in Honokohau Harbor and large breaking waves at the harbor entrance.

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

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Looking Ahead

Trade winds are forecast to return on Wednesday. Winds will again weaken Thursday and Friday. Friday night and Saturday trade winds are expected to return once again. Another front will approach the islands early next week.

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Today

Today we expect partly sunny skies with scattered showers. Leeward spots could see isolated showers in the afternoon. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.  North winds are expected around 15 mph.

UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

North winds are expected around 15 mph. Low temperatures from 65° to 70° with mostly clear skies and isolated showers for leeward spots. Windward areas can expect partly cloudy skies and scattered showers.

 

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

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