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Moderate East Winds Today, Changes Expected Soon

April 26, 2017, 1:30 AM HST
* Updated April 25, 9:34 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: All coastal waters of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Wednesday.

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Looking Ahead

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Moderate east winds are expected through Wednesday with limited windward showers and stable conditions. Winds are forecast to ease and shift out of the southeast Thursday as a front approaches. We could see spotty afternoon showers during that time. On Friday, the front is expected to bring showers to Kauai and possibly Oahu, with prefrontal showers forecast for the rest of the state. Wet and unstable conditions are expected for some spots through the weekend. Will keep an eye on it and bring you the latest.

 

Today  

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We expect east winds today around 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 81° to 86°. Partly sunny skies with scattered windward showers and isolated showers for leeward areas in the afternoon.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are forecast around 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with windward scattered showers and isolated showers for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

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