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Winds Weaken Slightly This Weekend

July 9, 2016, 1:46 AM HST
* Updated July 9, 8:44 AM
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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. Saturday for all Big Island coastal waters (except windward waters).

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 Saturday with lighter trades expected Sunday and into next week. Clouds and showers should continue focusing over windward areas, with a few showers reaching leeward spots during the night and into the early morning hours. The leeward Big Island will continue to see afternoon and evening clouds and isolated showers with skies clearing overnight.

 

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Today

Partly sunny skies with scattered morning showers for windward spots. Breezy conditions with northeast winds expected from 15 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°. On Sunday, winds will drop to 10 to 15 mph out of the east.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds tonight from 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy with scattered windward showers likely tonight. Clearing skies for the leeward side. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°. On Sunday, winds will drop to 10 to 15 mph out of the east.

 

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