Front Brings Enhanced Showers for Weekend
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
Small Craft Advisory: Windward coastal waters and channels due to northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Posted through Saturday at 7 p.m.
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A front over Maui is forecast to linger through Saturday and then fall apart. Numerous showers are forecast to occur in association with this front. The rainfall will be mainly for windward areas of Maui County. Breezy trade winds will push some showers over into leeward areas from time to time. A disturbance high in the atmosphere is forecast to pass over the island chain Saturday, and could trigger some locally heavier showers along the front. Trade winds are expected to gradually weaken during the weekend and into early next week.
Today & Sunday
Cloudy skies are expected today with scattered showers for windward and mauka spots. Hazy for the Kona side with partly cloudy skies and isolated morning showers with scattered showers expected in the afternoon. High temperatures from 78° to 83°. Winds will be east around 10 to 15 mph. Sunday, mostly sunny for the Kona side with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon and isolated showers. Windward spots partly cloudy with scattered showers.
UV index at 5 (“moderate” exposure level)
Tonight & Sunday Night
Northeast winds are forecast 10 to 15 mph. Partly cloudy skies with scattered showers for windward spots and isolated showers for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°.
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