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December 31, 2018 Weather Forecast

December 31, 2018, 1:45 PM HST
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Looking Ahead

High pressure north of the area will provide for moderate to locally breezy trade winds through the week. Clouds and passing showers will favor windward and mauka areas with just a few brief light showers expected over some leeward locations. Trade winds will begin to weaken late this weekend as a ridge of high pressure moves closer to the state.

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This Afternoon: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

New Year’s Day: Isolated showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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Kona

This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

New Year’s Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

New Year’s Day: Isolated showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Very windy, with an east wind around 32 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Very windy, with an east wind around 32 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

New Year’s Day: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Very windy, with an east wind 30 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

South Point

This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Very windy, with an east wind 29 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Windy, with an east northeast wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

New Year’s Day: Sunny, with a high near 80. Windy, with an east wind around 29 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

Puna

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

New Year’s Day: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East wind 9 to 11 mph.

New Year’s Day: Sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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