Featured Articles

Full Forecast: Wind Advisory Extended for Kohala

October 19, 2017, 7:35 AM HST
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

no slideshow

Image: James GRenz

Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 p.m. Friday.

High Surf Advisory: Until 6 p.m. Friday for east facing shores.

Gale Warning: Through 6 p.m. Thursday.

Wind Advisory: Until 6 p.m. Thursday for downwind areas of the Kohala Mountains.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, chance of cloud cover, projected localized weather conditions, vog/SO2 forecast and expected wave heights.**

    +
    SWIPE LEFT OR RIGHT

 

Looking Ahead

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Strong and gusty trades will continue today but should start to trend down Friday. Winds are forecast to continue decreasing through the weekend, with light winds expected Sunday and Monday. Clouds and showers will stay focused over windward and mauka spots through the weekend, but the trades could carry some brief showers to leeward spots through Friday night.

 

Today 

We expect northeast winds around 15 to 30 mph with higher gusts. Partly sunny skies are forecast with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers in the afternoon. Temperatures up to 83° to 88°.

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

 

Tonight 

Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and clearing leeward skies. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°. Winds are expected to be out of the northeast to east around 15 to 25 mph.

 

Our Big Island Now Weather homepage always includes daily: Sunrise | Sunset | Moonrise | Moonset | Moon Phase | Live Weather Cams | 5-day Forecast | Current Temperature & Conditions

**Click here for your detailed Big Island surf report.**

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.