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Trades Continue Today for Big Island

April 26, 2016, 1:57 AM HST
* Updated April 25, 10:59 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel and leeward waters through 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Looking Ahead

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Moderate trade winds are expected to stay in place through the week. The trades are forecast to weaken slightly over the weekend, then pick back up early next week. Clouds and showers will focus over windward and mauka areas through the period, although some showers may spread leeward on the smaller islands during nights and mornings. Isolated showers and clouds are expected along the Kona slopes each afternoon.

 

Today

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We expect partly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers in the morning. The Kona side will be mostly sunny with isolated showers in the afternoon as clouds build. Hazy areas are expected. Northeast winds are forecast from 10 to 25 mph. High temperatures from 81° to 86°.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Northeast winds are expected around 10 – 25 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are forecast with windward showers likely. For the Kona side mostly cloudy to start with clearing skies as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°.

 

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