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Trade Winds Picking up in Strength Soon

August 10, 2017, 1:47 AM HST
* Updated August 9, 10:52 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

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Looking Ahead

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Trade wind weather is still in control of our forecast with light to moderate winds expected to become locally breezy Thursday and continue through the weekend. Showers will favor our usual windward and mauka spots in the overnight and morning hours.

 

Today 

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We expect northeast winds around 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. High temperatures are forecast from 83° to 88°. Partly sunny skies with showers likely for windward spots in the morning and scattered afternoon showers. Isolated afternoon showers are forecast for the Kona side.

UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Trade winds are forecast up to 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and isolated evening showers for leeward areas, then clearing. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°.

 

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