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Still Wet for the Windward Side Today

January 2, 2017, 1:29 AM HST
* Updated January 2, 9:25 AM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Marine Weather Statement: North swell could result in surges for north-facing harbors including Hilo.

Small Craft Advisory: ʻAlenuihāhā channel due to northeast winds of 25 knots. Posted through Monday at 6 a.m.

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Looking Ahead

Moisture along a stalled and dissipating front will continue to bring wet conditions for windward areas in Maui County and the Big Island. Another weak cold front is forecast to move slowly down the island chain Wednesday through Friday. Cool northerly winds will fill in behind the front.

 

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Today 

Mostly cloudy skies are expected today with showers likely for windward and mauka spots. Hazy for the Kona side with partly cloudy skies and scattered afternoon showers. High temperatures from 78° to 83°. Winds will be northeast around 15 mph.

UV index at 5 (“moderate” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Northeast winds are forecast 10 to 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers for windward spots and clearing skies for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 65° to 70°.

 

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