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Winds Fluctuating This Week

May 17, 2016, 1:08 AM HST
* Updated May 16, 10:11 PM
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Looking Ahead

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Moderate to breezy trade winds are forecast through Wednesday. Winds will weaken a bit Thursday and Thursday night with the trades picking back up Friday and over the weekend. Clouds and showers should favor windward and mauka areas through the next week, with an occasional shower drifting into leeward areas, mainly during the overnight and morning hours.

 

Today 

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We expect a partly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers today. Sunny morning for the Kona side with partly sunny skies and isolated showers in the afternoon. Northeast winds are forecast from 15 to 25 mph with higher gusts. High temperatures from 80° to 85°.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are forecast with scattered windward showers. For the Kona side just isolated showers. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

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