Front Expected to Enhance Showers SoonDecember 29, 2016, 1:44 AM HST · Updated December 28, 9:46 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
Gale Warning: All offshore waters.
Small Craft Advisory: All coastal waters and channels due to east winds 20 to 25 knots and east winds in Ma’alaea Bay. Posted through Friday at 6 p.m.
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Trade winds are expected to pick up in strength late Thursday and Friday behind a front. Winds will then decrease again over the weekend. As usual, trade winds will keep clouds and showers focused over windward and mauka areas. An increase in showers is forecast for Thursday and Friday with showers then expected to decrease through the weekend as the front dissipates.
Mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers today mainly in the morning. Partly sunny skies for leeward spots with scattered showers. High temperatures from 78° to 83°. Northeast winds around 15 to 25 mph.
UV index at 5 (“moderate” exposure level)
Northeast winds around 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and partly cloudy skies with scattered showers for leeward spots. Low temperatures from 66° to 71°.
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