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Trade Winds are Back for the Weekend

September 16, 2017, 1:19 AM HST
* Updated September 15, 8:25 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: In effect from Saturday at 6 a.m. through 6 p.m. Monday

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Looking Ahead

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Moderate to breezy trade winds are forecast to spread through the entire island chain by Saturday and continue through most of the work week. That means we will be back to mainly windward and mauka showers in the morning and overnight hours.

 

Today & Sunday

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We expect northeast winds from 15 to 25 mph. Variable cloudiness in windward spots with scattered showers during the day. Leeward spots should be mostly sunny to start with clouds building in the afternoon and just isolated showers. Temperatures up to 83° to 88°.

UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight & Sunday Night

Northeast winds from 15 to 25 mph. Showers likely in windward spots with clearing skies for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°.

 

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