Featured Articles

Gusts up to 50 mph for Big Island Today

October 22, 2016, 8:11 AM HST
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

no slideshow

Image: James Grenz

Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all island waters.

A Gale Warning is in effect for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel until Sunday at 6 a.m.

High Surf Advisory in effect for east shores of the Big Island through Sunday at 6 p.m.

Wind Advisory posted through 9 p.m. this evening for gusts up to 50 mph.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

**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.**

    +
    SWIPE LEFT OR RIGHT

 

Looking Ahead

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Trade winds will be the strongest today and will gradually weaken early next week. Much of the passing showers will focus across windward and mauka spots. Some showers could reach the leeward areas from time to time. Remnant moisture from weak frontal boundaries may reach the islands at times throughout next week.

 

Today 

Mostly cloudy with frequent showers for windward and mauka areas in the morning and numerous showers in the afternoon. Hazy skies for the Kona side. Sunny in the morning with scattered showers as cloud cover builds in the afternoon. High temperatures from 82° to 87°. Winds will be northeast from 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

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

 

Tonight 

Winds will be east around 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Mostly cloudy with numerous windward showers. Kona side should be clearing as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

Our Big Island Now Weather homepage always includes daily: Sunrise | Sunset | Moonrise | Moonset | Moon Phase | Live Weather Cams | 5-day Forecast | Current Temperature & Conditions

**Click here for your detailed Big Island surf report.**

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.