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Front Expected to Block Trade Winds Through Thursday

August 1, 2017, 7:18 AM HST
* Updated August 1, 8:58 AM
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Wave height. Aug. 1, 2017. NOAA/NWS.

Wind speed. Aug. 1, 2017. NOAA/NWS.

Weather, 8 a.m., Aug. 1, 2017. NOAA.

Statewide temperatures, Aug. 1, 2017. NOAA/NWS.

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Today

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We expect east winds around 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 84° to 89°. Mostly sunny skies with isolated windward showers in the morning and scattered afternoon showers. Clouds are forecast to build in the afternoon for the Kona side and we could see some isolated showers during that time.

UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)

Tonight

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Trade winds are forecast up to 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°.

Looking Ahead

Trade wind weather is forecast through the week with a front expected to block our trade winds from Tuesday through Thursday, weakening our winds during that time. Winds are expected to restrengthen Friday.

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Aug. 1, 2017. NOAA/NWS.

Infrared saltellite image. Aug. 1, 2017. NWS/NOAA

Visible imagery. Aug. 1, 2017. NWS/NOAA

Temperatures, Aug. 1, 2017. NWS/NOAA

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