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Forecast: Wind Advisory Posted for 55 mph Gusts

January 30, 2017, 1:05 AM HST
* Updated January 29, 10:07 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: All waters and channels through 6 p.m. Monday.

Wind Advisory: Posted through 6 p.m. Monday for north to northeast winds from 20 to 35 mph, gusting to 55 mph. The strongest winds will be in the leeward Kohala area, the Waimea to Kawaihae corridor, in the North Kona district and southeast of volcano within the National Park.

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Looking Ahead

Behind a departing front, gusty and cool north winds are forecast to continue through Monday. Dry weather is expected Tuesday into Wednesday as winds become easterly and decrease in strength. Light Kona winds are expected Thursday and Friday. A much stronger front with increasing southwest winds could affect the state next weekend.

 

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Today 

We have northeast winds today from 20 to 35 mph, gusting to 55 mph in some spots. High temperatures are forecast from 74° to 79° and feeling cooler due to the wind index. Partly sunny skies are forecast with clearing for the afternoon and mostly sunny skies. The Kona side should be mostly sunny to start with partly sunny skies in the afternoon.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds are forecast around 15 to 15 mph with higher gusts tonight. Clear skies are expected tonight with just isolated windward showers. Low temperatures from 64° to 69°.

 

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