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Gusts Over 50 mph Possible Today

November 26, 2016, 1:05 AM HST
* Updated November 25, 10:13 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Wind Advisory is posted through 6 p.m. Saturday for east winds from 20 to 30 mph, gusting to 50 mph.

A Gale Warning is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel and waters to the south of the Big Island through 6 p.m. Saturday.

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all other Hawaii County waters through 6 p.m. Saturday.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores until 6 p.m. Saturday.

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Looking Ahead

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Breezy to locally strong trades are expected through the middle of next week. Passing clouds and showers will affect many areas of the state through next week, most likely in windward and mauka spots.

 

Today 

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 81° to 86°. Winds will be out of the northeast from 15 to 30 mph, gusting over 50 mph.

UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Winds will be northeasterly from 15 to 30 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 67° to 72°.

 

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