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Winds up to 25 mph Today for Big Island

September 18, 2017, 1:11 AM HST
* Updated September 17, 11:18 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: In effect through 6 p.m. Tuesday

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Looking Ahead

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Breezy trade winds are forecast to hold through Monday then weaken a bit on Tuesday. Our usual low clouds and showers will move into windward slopes and shores in the overnight hours. As we get into next weekend, winds are expected to weaken further. Will keep an eye on it and bring you the latest.

 

Today 

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We expect east winds from 15 to 25 mph. Partly cloudy skies in windward spots with scattered showers. 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 

East winds from 10 to 20 mph. Showers likely in windward spots with clearing skies for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°.

 

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