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Wind Related Advisories Extended Yet Again

October 20, 2017, 1:34 AM HST
* Updated October 19, 10:34 PM
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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. Friday.

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

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Looking Ahead

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Strong and gusty trades are expected to begin trending down on Friday. Winds are expected to decrease through the weekend, with light winds expected Sunday and Monday. Clouds and showers are forecast to remain focused over windward and mauka areas through the weekend, with the trades carrying some showers to leeward areas 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 71° to 76°. Winds are expected to be out of the northeast to east around 15 to 25 mph.

 

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