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Enhanced Showers Expected Soon

November 10, 2017, 8:48 AM HST
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Advisory: North and east facing shores of Big Island through 6 p.m. this evening.

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 p.m. Saturday for 20 to 25 knot winds with seas 6 to 9 feet.

Marine Weather Statement: A long-period north-northeast swell building through the morning and peaking this afternoon will produce moderate surges in exposed harbors. Primarily Kahului and Hilo harbors where waves may break near harbor entrances and mariners should be alert for increased wave and surge action when mooring or launching vessels.

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Looking Ahead

Gentle to breezy trade winds are forecast through early next week. Enhanced passing showers are expected for windward and mauka spots over the weekend. Unstable conditions are forecast to keep this wetter than usual trade wind weather pattern active through the first half of next week.

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Today 

We expect east winds around 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are forecast with windward showers likely in the morning and scattered showers in the afternoon. Morning sunshine for leeward spots with afternoon clouds and isolated showers. Some areas of haze as well. Temperatures up to 81° to 86°.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Mostly cloudy skies with windward showers likely tonight. Scattered showers for leeward spots. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°. Winds are expected to be east around 15 mph.

 

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