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Moderate East Winds Today, Light Windward Showers

March 28, 2017, 1:30 AM HST
* Updated March 27, 7:33 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

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

Small Craft Advisory: All Hawaii County windward coastal waters through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, chance of cloud cover, projected localized weather conditions, vog/SO2 forecast and expected wave heights.**

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Looking Ahead

East to southeast winds are forecast across the state through Thursday. A disturbance high in the atmosphere is expected to approach Tuesday night bringing the chance for more windward showers starting Wednesday. A front is approaching the state but not expected to make impact, however a prefrontal band of showers could make it’s way into our weather forecast Thursday night and Friday. This weekend more typical trade wind weather is expected with breezy winds.

 

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Today  

We have east winds today around 15 to 20. High temperatures are forecast from 81° to 86°. Partly sunny skies with scattered windward showers in the morning and isolated afternoon showers. The Kona side will be mostly sunny to start with mostly cloudy skies and isolated showers in the afternoon. Locally hazy skies are forecast as well.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

East winds are forecast around 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are expected for Hawaii County with scattered windward showers. Clearing skies are expected for the Kona side overnight. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°.

 

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