Morning Windward Showers, Leeward Sunshine Today
A High Surf Advisory is posted for south facing shores through 6 p.m. Friday for wave heights up to 6 to 8 foot faces. The swell is expected to build Thursday night and peak Friday. Expect strong breaking waves, shore break and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the Pailolo and ʻAlenuihāhā channels as well as Māʻalaea Bay through 6 a.m. Saturday. Northeast to east winds up to 25 knots are expected along with seas up to 10 feet. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.
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Trade winds are expected to continue through the weekend and into next week. Brief passing showers will ride on our winds and push into windward coasts and slopes over the next couple of days, with no major moisture sources expected. Increased moisture is expected to fuel a greater number of windward showers early next week.
Today we expect partly to partly sunny skies with scattered morning windward showers. Leeward areas in Maui County are expected to be partly sunny after a few isolated showers. High temperatures from 86° to 91°. Northeast winds are expected from 10 to 20 mph.
UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)
Northeast winds are expected this evening from 10 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 74° to 79°. Partly to mostly cloudy skies are expected in the evening with scattered showers for windward spots and isolated showers for leeward areas.
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