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Forecast: Hazy with Light Winds Today

February 2, 2017, 1:33 AM HST
* Updated February 1, 9:50 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Warning: North and east shores of Big Island through 6 a.m. Thursday.

High Surf Advisory : West shore of Big Island through 6 a.m. Thursday.

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

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

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Looking Ahead

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Light winds and land sea breezes are forecast for Thursday and Friday. Dry weather is expected during this time before winds increase out of the southwest over the weekend ahead of a strong cold front. Windy conditions are possible Sunday and Monday. This front could bring rainfall and heavy showers to parts of the state when it comes through early next week.

 

Today 

We have variable winds today up to 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 75° to 81°. Clear skies to start with building cloud cover in the afternoon and possibly isolated showers in interior areas. Hazy skies, especially in leeward areas.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Variable winds are forecast up to 15 mph tonight. Clearing skies with isolated showers which are also clearing as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 62° to 67°.

 

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