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Cool, Dry Weather Continues Today, Winds Weaken

February 1, 2017, 1:36 AM HST
* Updated January 31, 8:41 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Warning: North and east shores of the Big Island through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Small Craft Advisory: All waters and channels through 6 a.m. Thursday.

Marine Weather Statement: A large north-northeast swell will continue 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

Cool, dry and stable weather is expected through Wednesday. Winds are forecast to become light and southerly Thursday and variable on Thursday night and Friday. Southwest winds are forecast to gradually strengthen during the weekend ahead of an approaching front. The potentially strong front will reach the state by Sunday night or Monday.

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Today 

We have northeast winds today around 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 78° to 83°. Partly to mostly sunny skies are forecast with isolated light windward showers and haze for the Kona side with some afternoon clouds.

UV index at 5 (“moderate” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

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

 

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