Trade Winds Drop Off Slightly Today
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel and leeward waters through 6 a.m. Saturday.
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Trade winds are expected to weaken slightly on Saturday. Starting Sunday, trade winds are expected to increase in speed again through the middle of next week. Trade showers will remain focused over the windward sides of the islands through next week. An increase in trade showers is possible over parts of the state around mid-week.
We expect partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers during the day. 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 20 mph. High temperatures from 80° to 85°.
UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)
Northeast winds are expected around 10 – 20 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 69° to 74°.
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