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Wetter Weather Forecast for Weekend

August 12, 2016, 1:42 AM HST
* Updated August 11, 11:44 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. Sunday.

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 trade winds are expected to stay in place across the island chain through the middle of next week. A disturbance high in the atmosphere is developing to the northeast and will enhance trade wind showers over the weekend. Otherwise, typical trade wind weather is expected through the middle of next week, with clouds and showers favoring windward and mauka areas.

 

Today 

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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 scattered showers. High temperatures from 83° to 89°. Winds will be northeasterly around 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts.

UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Winds will be easterly around 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. Mostly cloudy with showers likely for windward spots. Partly cloudy with scattered showers for lee areas. Low temperatures from 74° to 79°.

 

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