Trade Winds Back in Forecast for Big Island
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
Small Craft Advisory: East winds up to 25 knots through 6:00 a.m. Thursday.
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Trade wind weather is forecast through the week into the weekend. Clouds and passing showers are expected to favor windward and mauka spots. We could see an increase in rain showers this weekend.
We expect trade winds around 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. High temperatures are forecast from 84° to 89°. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with showers likely for the Hilo side in the morning and scattered afternoon showers. For the Kona side, mostly sunny morning and scattered afternoon showers.
UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)
Trade winds are forecast up to 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with windward showers likely and isolated leeward showers. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°.
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