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Breezy Today, Changes Expected Soon

May 23, 2017, 1:46 AM HST
* Updated May 22, 9:49 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: ʻAlenuihāhā channel and southeast and leeward Big Island waters through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Looking Ahead

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Trade wind weather is forecast through the work week with breezy trades until Wednesday. On Thursday, winds are expected to weaken becoming light and variable. An upper level disturbance could bring some unsettled weather to the islands for Memorial Day weekend. Will keep an eye on it and bring you the latest.

 

Today 

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We expect northeast winds from 15 to 25 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 81° to 86°. Partly sunny skies in the morning with building clouds in the afternoon and a scattered showers for the Kona side with some haze. Partly cloudy with numerous showers for windward spots.

UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are forecast from 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with occasional showers for windward spots overnight and clearing for the Kona side as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°.

 

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