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Trades Hold Today, Ease for Weekend

August 25, 2017, 1:50 AM HST
* Updated August 24, 10:18 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 a.m. Friday with winds up to 25 knots.

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Looking Ahead

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East to northeast trade winds are forecast to hold through Friday. The winds are then expected to weaken to moderate levels for the weekend. Showers and humidity are forecast to increase, mainly for Maui County and the Big Island early next week as tropical moisture lifts toward the state.

 

Today

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We expect northeast winds around 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 83° to 88°. Partly cloudy skies with scattered showers for windward spots and isolated afternoon showers for the Kona side.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds are forecast up to 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers, isolated leeward showers expected in the evening, then clearing. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°.

 

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