Trade Winds Hold Through Weekend
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 p.m. Sunday for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel as well as coastal waters to the south and west.
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Trade wind weather will continue through the forecast period. Clouds and showers will favor windward and mauka areas. Expect wind speeds to stay locally breezy in traditionally windy areas through the weekend, before dropping next week to moderate levels.
Today & Sunday
We expect sunny skies in the morning with mostly cloudy skies and isolated showers in the afternoon for the Kona side. Partly cloudy skies are expected for the Hilo side with scattered showers. Winds are out of the northeast from 10 to 25 mph and gusting up to 35 mph. High temperatures from 80° to 85°.
UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)
Tonight & Sunday Night
Northeast winds tonight from 10 to 25 mph with higher gusts. Mostly cloudy skies are forecast with showers likely. For the Kona side, clouds will clear as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.
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