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Forecast: Gusty Winds, Dry & Cool Weather Today

January 31, 2017, 1:17 AM HST
* Updated January 30, 7:21 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Advisory: East shores of the Big Island through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Marine Weather Statement: A large north-northwest swell will shift around to the north-northeast through Wednesday. This will impact Hilo harbor with moderate harbor surges and large breaking waves at the harbor entrance. Mariners should use extreme caution when entering or leaving port and when mooring or launching vessels.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

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Looking Ahead

Gusty trade winds are forecast to continue into Tuesday with dry, cool conditions expected through Wednesday as winds veer to the east and gradually decrease in speed. Winds are forecast to become light and veer out of the south Thursday and Friday. A strong front with increasing southwest winds could affect the islands this weekend.

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Today 

We have northeast winds today from 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. High temperatures are forecast from 74° to 79° and feeling cooler due to the wind index. Partly to mostly sunny skies are forecast with isolated light showers and haze for the Kona side.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds are forecast around 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts tonight. Partly cloudy skies with isolated showers. Low temperatures from 65° to 70°.

 

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