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March 12, 2018 Weather Forecast

March 12, 2018, 6:00 AM HST
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High Surf Advisory issued March 12 at 3:30AM HST until March 13 at 6:00AM HST by NWS

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Looking Ahead

Strong high pressure centered far to the northwest of the state will maintain fresh to strong trade winds through midweek. A weak front is forecast to move across the area through today accompanied by a small increase in windward and mauka showers. Thick high clouds will blanket most of the state through the next several days. A wetter weather pattern is on tap beginning late today and continuing through much of the week.

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Hilo

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Today: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 76. East northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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Kona

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

Tonight: Scattered showers. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Light west northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Waimea

Today: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with an east wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Kohala

Today: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Windy, with an east northeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Windy, with an east wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy, with an east wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

South Point

Today: Scattered showers. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Showers likely. Widespread haze. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Puna

Today: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Waikoloa

Today: Isolated showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Windy, with an east wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Windy, with an east northeast wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Windy, with an east northeast wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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