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Breezy Trade Winds Expected Today

May 18, 2016, 1:36 AM HST
* Updated May 17, 10:47 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

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Breezy trade winds are forecast into Wednesday before gradually weakening for the second half of the week. Trades are expected to increase again over the weekend. Clouds and showers will favor windward and mauka areas through the week, with a few passing showers reaching leeward locations.

 

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 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts. High temperatures from 80° to 85°.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds are expected from 10 to 20 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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