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Light Trade Wind Conditions Continue

March 5, 2016, 1:32 AM HST
* Updated March 4, 8:34 PM
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Looking Ahead

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Light trade winds will return across the islands this weekend as a ridge of high pressure retreats northward. Winds will begin to swing back to southerlies late Sunday as a front approaches the state from the northwest. The front will move through the islands Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing a good chance of showers along with windy conditions through late next week.

 

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°.  Northeast 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 cloudy skies in the evening and clearing. Isolated showers for leeward areas and scattered showers for windward spots.

 

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