Windward Showers Clearing Big Island Today
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel through 6 p.m. Thursday and could be extended if conditions persist.
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Moderate to breezy trade winds are forecast through the week. Winds might briefly weaken over the weekend. Clouds and showers are expected to linger over the windward areas. After the moisture clears Maui and the Big Island Wednesday, trade winds will deliver limited windward showers the next several days, mainly during nights and mornings.
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 12 (“extreme” exposure level)
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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