Wet, Windy Weather for Windward Big Island
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A Gale Warning is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel, as well as waters to the south of the Big Island from 6 a.m. Tuesday through 6 p.m. Wednesday.
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all other Hawaii County waters through 6 p.m. Wednesday.
A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores until 6 p.m. Wednesday.
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A windy, wet trade wind pattern is forecast for the next few days. Showers will favor windward and mauka spots with the winds pushing some showers over to leeward areas from time to time. Many high clouds are expected to pass overhead as well. A bit drier weather is expected toward the weekend but it will still be on the breezy side.
Mostly cloudy for windward spots with showers likely. Hazy for the Kona side with with clear skies in the morning and building clouds in the afternoon and isolated showers. High temperatures from 79° to 84°. Winds will be out of the northeast from 15 to 30 mph, gusting to 45 mph.
UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)
Winds will be easterly from 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. Mostly cloudy with showers likely in windward spots. Kona side should be clearing as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.
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