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Breezy Trade Wind Weather Expected Today

August 11, 2016, 1:38 AM HST
* Updated August 10, 9:41 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel as well as waters to the south and west of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Friday.

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

Moderate to locally breezy trade winds are forecast into next week with the strongest winds expected on Thursday and into Friday. Most of the state will see a few brief windward showers during the next couple of days. An increase in windward showers is expected statewide from Friday night into Sunday.

 

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Today 

Partly sunny with scattered showers for windward areas. Hazy skies for the Kona side with sunny skies in the morning, then building cloud cover and isolated showers. High temperatures from 84° to 89°. Winds will be northeasterly around 15 to 25 mph.

UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Winds will be northeasterly around 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts. Mostly cloudy with scattered showers for windward spots and gradual clearing as the night goes on for lee areas. Low temperatures from 74° to 79°.

 

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