Gradual Improving Weather Trend Expected

March 5, 2015, 1:34 AM HST · Updated March 5, 3:12 PM
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By Meteorologist Malika Dudley / Email: [email protected]

Alerts

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the Kaiwi, Pailolo and ʻAlenuihāhā channels as well as Māʻalaea Bay. The advisory is posted through 6:00 a.m. Saturday for north winds from 20 to 30 knots and rough seas  of 8 to 12 feet. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, projected localized weather conditions and expected wave heights.**

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    Today

    Partly cloudy skies are in the forecast today with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers. Forecast models are not clear yet on how quickly the wetter weather is expected to leave our area, however an improving trend is expected. Northeast winds are forecasted from 15 to 25 mph. High temperatures from 77° to 82°.

    UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)

     

    Tonight

    Partly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers are forecasted tonight. Breezy trade winds are forecasted from 15 to 25 mph. Low temperatures of 67° to 72° degrees are expected.

    Next Full Moon: 8:06 a.m. on Mar. 5

     

    Looking Ahead

    The rain and clouds over the southeast end of the state will diminish gradually through the weekend. Northeast winds will persist throughout the weekend. A similar rain band may affect the state early next week.

     

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