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Clear Skies in Forecast, Front Expected Soon

October 23, 2015, 1:54 AM HST
* Updated October 22, 8:56 PM
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Alerts

A High Surf Advisory is posted for the east facing shores of Maui through 6 p.m. Saturday as Olaf brings hazardous surf to these shorelines. Waves are expected to build to 8 to 12 foot faces.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for the south facing of Maui and Molokai through 6 p.m. Saturday. Surf heights of 5 to 8 foot faces are expected.

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Looking Ahead

Trade winds are forecast to gradually weaken while clouds along with a few light showers focus over the windward slopes through the weekend. A cold front will move across the island chain during the first half of next week bringing an increase to showers. Trade winds are expected to strengthen on Tuesday and Wednesday, then weaken again Thursday.

Hurricane Olaf is forecast to pass well east of the islands over the weekend. Olaf is expected to bring large surf to the islands, other weather impacts are not expected.

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Today  

Today partly cloudy skies are expected today with showers favoring windward areas in the early morning. More sunshine is forecast as the day goes on. Mostly sunny skies are expected for leeward spots. High temperatures from 84° to 89°. Northeast winds are forecast around 15 mph.

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

 

Tonight

Northeast winds are forecast around 15 mph. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°. Partly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers and clear skies for leeward spots.

 

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