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Winds Gusting up to 50 mph Today

October 16, 2017, 9:10 AM HST
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 a.m. Thursday.

High Surf Advisory: Until 6 p.m. this evening for south shores and Wednesday for east facing shores.

Wind Advisory: Through 10 p.m. this evening.

Gale Warning: Through 6 a.m. Thursday.

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Looking Ahead

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We have a windy trade wind weather pattern in place through much of the work week, with the trades weakening slightly Friday and into the upcoming weekend. Clouds and showers will favor windward and mauka areas but some showers will push into leeward spots from time to time because of our strong winds.

 

Today 

We expect northeast winds around 15 to 30 mph this weekend with gusts up to 50 mph. Partly to mostly cloudy skies are forecast with windward showers likely and isolated leeward showers in the afternoon. Hazy skies in some spots. Temperatures up to 83° to 88°.

UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Mostly cloudy skies with windward showers likely and scattered leeward showers. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°. Winds are expected to be out of the northeast around 15 to 30 mph.

 

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