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Drier Than Usual Today, Vog for Weekend

April 7, 2017, 1:25 AM HST
* Updated April 6, 9:28 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: ʻAlenuihāhā channel and waters to the west of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Saturday.

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**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

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East winds wind increase slightly Friday with a few passing windward showers and lots of sunshine in the forecast. Over the weekend winds will weaken and shift to out of the southeast. This means sea and land breezes will take hold of the forecast along with periods of volcanic haze. Trade winds are expected back Monday.

 

Today 

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We have east winds today around 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 80° to 85°. Partly sunny skies are forecast with morning showers in windward spots and partly cloudy skies for the Kona side in the afternoon bringing some isolated showers.

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

 

Tonight 

East winds are forecast around 15 mph. Partly cloudy skies are expected for Hawaii County with scattered windward showers and clearing skies for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

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