Trade Wind Weather Prevails 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 for the next week. The trade winds will bring clouds and showers to windward spots, especially during nights and mornings. Leeward areas may see some occasional periods of cloudiness, little in the way of rainfall is expected.
Today we expect partly to mostly 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 to mostly 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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