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Weather Shift Expected This Weekend

May 6, 2017, 1:44 AM HST
* Updated May 5, 10:49 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. Saturday.

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

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Breezy east winds are expected through at least Saturday with stable conditions in the forecast. Winds are expected to weaken and shift out of the east-southeast Sunday and Monday which could mean muggy, hazy, hot weather. We expect trades back by Tuesday.

 

Today & Sunday

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We expect east winds around 10 to 15 mph with afternoon sea breezes. High temperatures are forecast from 82° to 87°. Partly sunny skies with scattered windward showers and isolated afternoon leeward showers.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight & Sunday Night

East winds are forecast around 10 to 15 mph with nighttime land breezes. Partly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and clearing for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°.

 

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