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Trade Winds are Back! Showers in Forecast

November 3, 2017, 1:22 AM HST
* Updated November 2, 9:26 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: For northeast winds up to 25 knots with 30 knot gusts through 6 p.m. Saturday.

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Looking Ahead

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Trade winds are forecast to continue filling in and become breezy by the weekend. Windward areas could be more showery Friday night and Saturday before drier and cooler weather moves in Sunday. Trade winds are expected to then weaken to moderate levels Tuesday with a transition to more typical windward and mauka shower coverage.

 

Today 

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We expect northeast winds from 15 to 20 mph. Partly sunny skies are forecast with scattered windward showers. Morning sunshine for leeward spots with some afternoon clouds and scattered showers. Some areas of haze as well. Temperatures up to 82° to 87°.

UV index at 8 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Partly to mostly cloudy skies with numerous windward showers. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°. Winds are expected to be trade winds from 15 to 20 mph.

 

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