50 mph Gusts Today, Afternoon Thunderstorms Possible
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A Wind Advisory is up for areas of Hawaii County through 6 p.m. Wednesday with winds gusting into the 50’s again.
A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores until 6 p.m. Thursday.
A Gale Warning is posted through 6 a.m. Thursday for our windiest channels and waters.
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all remaining Hawaii County waters through 6 a.m. Thursday.
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Locally windy trade winds will keep blowing over the islands through Thursday while a disturbance high in the atmosphere is forecast to keep conditions unstable. The trades are expected to keep windward areas wet through Thursday, pushing some showers into leeward spots from time to time. A period of southeast winds and wet weather are expected through the weekend.
Mostly cloudy for windward spots with showers likely. Hazy for the Kona side with clear skies in the morning and building clouds in the afternoon and scattered showers. Slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms. High temperatures from 79° to 84°. Winds will be out of the northeast from 20 to 35 mph, gusting to 50 mph.
UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)
Winds will be northeasterly from 15 to 30 mph. Mostly cloudy with showers likely in windward spots. Scattered showers for leeward areas. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°.
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