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Light Easterly Winds Continue Today

March 4, 2016, 8:49 AM HST
* Updated March 4, 10:11 AM
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Looking Ahead

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Light winds with a stable and relatively dry sea and land breeze weather pattern will prevail over most of the Hawaiian islands through this evening, while a weak trade wind flow will continue to produce modest showers along windward facing slopes of the Big Island. Trade winds will briefly return on Saturday, before southerly flow develops on Sunday ahead of a new front approaching from the northwest. This front is expected to push down the island chain on Tuesday and Wednesday, followed by an extended period of breezy northeasterly winds.

 

Today

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Today we expect partly cloudy skies with isolated windward showers. Leeward spots could see isolated showers in the afternoon but are sunny to start. Hazy skies are expected. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.  East winds are expected from 10 to 15 mph.

UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

East winds are expected from 10 to 15 mph. Low temperatures from 67° to 72° with mostly clear skies and isolated showers.

 

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