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Breezy Trade Winds Work Their Way Back Into Forecast

May 4, 2017, 1:13 AM HST
* Updated May 3, 9:38 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Hawaii County leeward coastal waters and the Alenuihaha Channel through 6 p.m. Friday.

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Looking Ahead

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Breezy trade winds are forecast through Saturday with more typical windward and mauka showers. Sunday winds are expected to diminish a bit. Early next week we expect conditions to become less stable.

 

Today 

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We expect northeast winds today around 15 to 25 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 81° to 86°. Partly sunny skies with scattered windward showers and isolated afternoon leeward showers.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds are forecast around 15 to 25 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and clearing for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°.

 

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