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Today’s Weather Forecast

October 17, 2016, 1:47 AM HST
* Updated October 16, 11:00 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usual windy coastal channels and waters through Tuesday at 6 a.m.

A Wind Advisory is posted for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa until 6 a.m. Monday for winds gusting up to 60 mph.

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

During the second half of the week, a front is forecast to approach from the northwest. A disturbance forming northeast of the islands on Friday will help push the front through the islands next weekend. Windy and cooler conditions are forecast after the front moves through.

 

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Today 

Partly cloudy with scattered showers for windward and mauka areas. Hazy skies for the Kona side. Sunny in the morning with isolated showers and building clouds in the afternoon. High temperatures from 83° to 88°. Winds will be northeast from 15 to 20 mph.

UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Winds will be northeast around 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy with frequent windward showers. Kona side should be mostly clear. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°.

 

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