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June 16, 2016, 1:36 AM HST
* Updated June 15, 11:42 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Surf Advisory is posted for all islands through 6 a.m. Thursday for south shores and 6 p.m. Thursday for east shores.

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Hawaii County waters and channels through 6 p.m. Thursday.

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

Breezy trade winds will continue through the rest of this week before weakening a bit over the weekend. Shower coverage will lessen for the second half of the week as drier air moves in from the east.

 

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Today

Partly cloudy with scattered showers during the day for windward spots. Leeward areas could get scattered afternoon showers with cloud cover building during that time as well. Winds are from 15 to 25 mph out of the east. High temperatures from 82° to 87°.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

East winds tonight from 10 to 25 mph. Showers likely for windward spots tonight. Skies should clear as the night goes on for lee areas. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

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