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Enhanced Moisture Expected for Windward Spots

October 19, 2016, 1:35 AM HST
* Updated October 18, 10:39 PM
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A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usual windy coastal channels and waters through Thursday at 6 p.m.

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Looking Ahead

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Moderate trade winds are expected through Wednesday, with an increase on Thursday. Enhanced moisture moving along the trade wind flow is forecast to bring rather wet conditions focused over windward areas through Wednesday. Typical trade weather should prevail by Thursday, though periods of increased windward rainfall are expected as pockets of moisture move along the trade winds at the end of the week.

 

Today 

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Mostly cloudy with occasional showers for windward and mauka areas. Hazy skies for the Kona side. Sunny in the morning and isolated showers with building clouds in the afternoon and scattered showers. High temperatures from 83° to 88°. Winds will be east from 10 to 20 mph.

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

 

Tonight 

Winds will be east around 10 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy with occasional windward showers. Kona side should be clearing as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°.

 

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