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East Winds are Back, Unsettled Weather Possible Soon

April 11, 2017, 1:27 AM HST
* Updated April 10, 10:31 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: ʻAlenuihāhā channel and waters around the Big Island through 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Looking Ahead

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East winds should continue today and through the rest of the week. A disturbance high in the atmosphere is forecast to deepen just west of the islands Tuesday through Friday which could increase the possibility for unsettled conditions. This weather feature is expected to weaken over the weekend, with trade wind type weather coming back to the forecast.

 

Today 

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We have east flow today from 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 81° to 86°. Mostly cloudy skies are forecast with scattered windward showers. For the Kona side, mostly sunny skies to start with isolated showers in the afternoon.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are forecast around 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are expected for Hawaii County with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

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