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Winds 15 to 20 mph, Increasing Later This Week

October 24, 2016, 1:15 AM HST
* Updated October 23, 10:18 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for leeward and southern waters as well as the Alenuihaha Channel through 6 p.m.

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

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 should stay in place through the middle of the work week. Winds are expected to strengthen late in the week and next weekend. Bands of enhanced moisture will occasionally move through the area, increasing shower activity particularly over windward and mauka spots.

 

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Today 

Mostly cloudy with showers likely for windward and mauka areas. Hazy skies for the Kona side. Sunny in the morning with scattered showers as cloud cover builds in the afternoon. High temperatures from 81° to 86°. Winds will be east from 15 to 25 mph.

UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Winds will be northeast around 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy with scattered windward showers. Kona side should be clearing as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

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