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Today’s Forecast, Weak Front Expected for Weekend

October 27, 2016, 6:13 AM HST
* Updated October 27, 8:33 AM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usual channels and waters through 6 p.m. Thursday.

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Looking Ahead

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Trade winds should continue for Hawaii through early next week, becoming stronger in the next few days. A weak front passing across the islands will keep skies cloudy with a few more showers into early Thursday. An upper level disturbance is forecast to move near the state and could result in wet trade wind weather over the weekend into early next week.

 

Today 

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Mostly cloudy with numerous windward showers in the morning and scattered showers in the afternoon. Hazy skies for the Kona side with isolated showers in the afternoon as cloud cover thickens. High temperatures from 82° to 87°. Winds will be northeast around 15 to 25 mph.

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

 

Tonight 

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

 

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