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Nice Weather Today, Front Expected for Weekend

February 9, 2017, 1:31 AM HST
* Updated February 8, 9:36 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: All Big Island coastal waters through 6 a.m. Thursday.

Wind Advisory: Summit of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa through Thursday. Southwest to west winds will increase reaching 40 to 55 mph in some spots with gusts up to 65 mph.

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

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Looking Ahead

Winds are forecast to slowly veer east through Thursday with nice, dry weather expected. A strong cold front is expected to move down the island chain late Friday and into the weekend, bringing another round of gusty southwest winds and locally heavy showers.

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Today 

We have northeast winds today around 5 to 15 mph with higher gusts. High temperatures are forecast from 76° to 81°. Mostly sunny skies are expected with isolated windward showers and haze throughout the day. It will be windy at our summits.

UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Variable winds are forecast around 5 to 15 mph tonight. Mostly clear skies are expected with isolated showers for windward spots. Low temperatures from 63° to 68°. Colder at higher elevations.

 

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