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Weather Pattern is Back to Trades Today

April 19, 2016, 1:53 AM HST
* Updated April 18, 10:08 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for Big Island southeast waters and the Alenuihaha Channel through 6 p.m. Tuesday and could be extended if conditions persist.

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

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Looking Ahead

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Moderate trade winds are expected Tuesday through Friday. As the front moves south and dissipates on Tuesday, a typical trade wind weather pattern is expected for the remainder of the week, with clouds and brief showers favoring windward slopes and coasts, mainly during nights and mornings. Trade winds may become light next weekend.

 

Today 

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Today we expect partly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers in the morning. The Kona side will be partly sunny with isolated showers in the afternoon as clouds build. Hazy areas are expected. Northeast winds are forecast from 10 to 20 mph. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.

UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Northeast winds are expected around 15 mph. Partly cloudy skies are forecast with scattered windward showers. For the Kona side mostly cloudy to start with clearing skies as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 66° to 71°.

 

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