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March 09, 2018 Weather Forecast

March 9, 2018, 7:00 AM HST
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High Surf Advisory issued March 09 at 3:34AM HST until March 10 at 6:00PM HST by NWS

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Looking Ahead

Cool and breezy northeasterly trade winds will continue through the weekend, delivering low clouds and showers that will primarily affect windward and mauka areas. Meanwhile, high clouds will make for somewhat cloudy conditions statewide the next couple of days. Increasingly wet and windy weather is possible next week, with strong trade winds and abundant moisture bringing the potential for locally heavy rainfall.

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Today: Occasional showers, mainly before 1pm. High near 76. Breezy, with a north wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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Kona

Today: Scattered showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Saturday: Isolated showers after noon. Widespread haze. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Waimea

Today: Occasional showers, mainly before noon. High near 69. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Kohala

Today: Occasional showers, mainly before noon. High near 64. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

South Point

Today: Isolated showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with an east wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Windy, with an east northeast wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Saturday: Isolated showers after noon. Widespread haze. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Puna

Today: Occasional showers, mainly before noon. High near 75. Breezy, with a north wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 10 to 13 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Waikoloa

Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Windy, with an east northeast wind 23 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Windy, with an east wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

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