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Light Wind Conditions Continue for Big Island

May 26, 2016, 1:57 AM HST
* Updated May 25, 10:00 PM
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Looking Ahead

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A disturbance high in the atmosphere is expected to keep the winds lighter than normal through next week. Gentle trade winds will continue most of the time, but daytime sea breezes and nighttime land breezes will prevail this weekend. We do not expect trades to return until early next week.

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Today 

We expect sunny skies in the morning with mostly cloudy skies and scattered 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 east from 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures from 81° to 86°.

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UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds tonight around 15 mph. Partly cloudy skies are forecast with scattered showers. For the Kona side, clouds will clear as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°.

 

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