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Winds & Weather Shifting This Week

May 23, 2016, 1:54 AM HST
* Updated May 22, 9:59 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 p.m. Monday for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel as well as coastal waters to the south and west.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, chance of cloud cover, projected localized weather conditions, vog/SO2 forecast and expected wave heights.**

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Looking Ahead

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Trade wind weather will continue through the first half of the week. Winds are forecast to ease Wednesday. Showers should favor windward and mauka areas through Tuesday before a convective pattern brings afternoon showers and humid conditions for the second half of the week.

 

Today 

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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 5 to 20 mph. High temperatures from 81° to 86°.

UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds tonight from 5 to 15 mph. 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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