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December 24, 2017 Weather Forecast

December 24, 2017, 3:00 AM HST
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High Surf Advisory issued December 23 at 3:57PM HST until December 24 at 6:00PM HST by NWS

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**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Hawaii Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, projected localized weather conditions and expected wave heights.**

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Hilo

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light northwest wind.

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Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light northwest wind becoming north northeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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Tomorrow: Scattered showers, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Kona

Today: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Light east northeast wind.

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Tonight: Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

Tomorrow: Isolated showers. Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Waimea

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East northeast wind around 6 mph.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tomorrow: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Kohala

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. East northeast wind around 6 mph.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East northeast wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tomorrow: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. East northeast wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

South Point

Today: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the morning.

Tomorrow: Isolated showers. Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Puna

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North northeast wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tomorrow: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Hamakua

Today: Clear, with a low around 29. North wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Tomorrow: Clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Waikoloa

Today: Clear, with a low around 62. East wind around 7 mph.

Tonight: Isolated showers after noon. Sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tomorrow: Clear, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Synopsis

Light to moderate northeasterly trade winds will veer to the east on Christmas Day, delivering just a few showers to windward slopes and coasts. A developing low will pass close to the islands by midweek, with increasing southerly winds bringing an increased chance of showers Tuesday and Wednesday. A cold front associated with the low is expected to bring showers through Thursday. North to northeast winds are expected Friday and Saturday, delivering a few windward showers.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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