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Trade Winds Back in Forecast for Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017, 1:33 AM HST
* Updated November 20, 7:36 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Advisory: North shores of Big Island through noon Tuesday.

Small Craft Advisory: Until noon Tuesday for seas 6 to 11 feet.

Wind Advisory: Until noon Tuesday for 35 to 55 mph winds gusting to 65 mph on the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.

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Looking Ahead

Winds are forecast to turn northeasterly Tuesday with a low cloud band moving over Maui County Tuesday night bringing an increase in clouds and showers mainly to windward spots. Stronger winds are forecast by Thanksgiving becoming breezy. Saturday winds are expected to decrease in strength but trades are forecast through next week.

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Today 

We expect north winds up to 10 to 20 mph. Partly cloudy skies are forecast with scattered windward showers. Lots of leeward sunshine with isolated afternoon showers. Some areas of haze as well. Temperatures up to 80° to 85°.

UV index at 5 (“moderate” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers. Low temperatures from 66° to 71°. Winds are expected to be north up to 15 mph.

 

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