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January 02, 2019 Weather Forecast

January 2, 2019, 1:45 PM HST
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High Surf Advisory issued January 02 at 3:35AM HST until January 03 at 6:00AM HST by NWS

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Looking Ahead

High pressure north of the area will maintain moderate to breezy trade winds to the islands through Saturday. Clouds and passing showers will favor windward and mauka areas with just brief showers expected over some leeward locations. Trade winds will begin to weaken late Saturday into early next week 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 78. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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Kona

This Afternoon: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a northeast wind 17 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.

Thursday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Windy, with an east northeast wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Very windy, with an east wind 33 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Very windy, with an east wind 34 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Very windy, with an east northeast wind around 36 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

South Point

This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Windy, with an east wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Windy, with an east wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Puna

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. North northeast wind 8 to 11 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 61. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday: Scattered showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.

Image: NOAA

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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