Lots of Sunshine Today, Trade Winds Blowing
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A High Surf Advisory is in effect for the south shores of all islands through 6 a.m. Sunday.
A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through 6 p.m. Friday for all Big Island coastal waters (except windward waters).
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Moderate to breezy trade winds are expected into Saturday, with light to moderate trade winds from Sunday into next week. The trade winds will bring clouds and showers to windward areas. A few showers will pass leeward on the smaller islands, with the leeward Big Island slopes seeing afternoon and evening clouds and a few showers. Hurricane Blas, still far to the east of the islands, is expected to weaken significantly the next couple of days.
Partly sunny skies with scattered morning showers for windward spots. Breezy conditions with northeast winds expected from 10 to 20 mph. Areas of haze are forecast for the Kona side with mostly sunny morning conditions and partly cloudy afternoon skies and scattered showers. High temperatures from 83° to 88°.
UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)
Northeast winds tonight from 10 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy with scattered windward showers tonight. Clearing skies for the leeward side. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°.
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