Trade Winds Continue, Weaken for Weekend
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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Trade winds are expected for the rest of the week and into the weekend. Trades will be moderate to breezy but becoming slightly weaker as the weekend approaches. Clouds and showers should favor windward and mauka areas while a few showers may spill over to the leeward sides of the smaller islands, while the Kona side of the Big Island can expect a late afternoon and evening showers.
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. East winds are forecast from 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.
UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)
East winds are expected around 15 – 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are forecast with scattered to numerous windward showers. For the Kona side mostly cloudy to start with clearing skies as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°.
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