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Gusts up to 40 mph Expected Today on Big Island

July 27, 2016, 1:56 AM HST
* Updated July 26, 8:59 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Friday for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel and Big Island southeast and windward waters for northeast to east winds up to 25 knots or more and seas of 5 to 8 feet.

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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Moderate to breezy trade wind flow is expected to stay in place through the work week. Relatively dry and stable trade wind conditions will continue through Friday, with wetter trade wind weather pattern expected this weekend into early next week.

 

Today 

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Mostly sunny skies with scattered showers for windward areas in the morning and a drying trend through the day. Hazy skies for the Kona side with isolated afternoon showers. High temperatures from 85° to 92°. Winds will be northeasterly from 15 to 25 mph, gusting to 40 mph.

UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Winds will be northeasterly possibly from 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. Partly cloudy with scattered showers in windward spots and gradual clearing as the night goes on for lee areas. Low temperatures from 74° to 79°.

 

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