Front Expected to Bring Light Showers Today

October 27, 2015, 1:19 AM HST · Updated October 26, 10:21 PM
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A High Surf Warning is posted for north and west facing shores of Maui and Molokai through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Wave heights are expected to gradually rise to 20 to 15 foot faces along north shores and 15 to 20 feet for west shores.

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Maui County channels and windward waters through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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    Looking Ahead

    A weak front is expected to gradually move down the island chain through Tuesday accompanied by some passing light showers mainly over windward and mauka areas. Behind the front trade winds are forecast to build in. Clouds and passing showers will continue to favor windward and mauka areas. Another front is expected to approach late in the week with winds becoming lighter. There may be and increase in shower activity out ahead of the front.

     

    Today 

    Today partly cloudy skies are expected with light showers favoring windward areas. Mostly sunny skies are expected for leeward spots with isolated afternoon showers. High temperatures from 83° to 88°. Northeast winds are forecast from 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts.

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

     

    Tonight 

    East winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°. Partly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers.

     

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    Meteorologist Malika Dudley
    Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of the Hawaii News Now weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards for excellence in weather reporting and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Hawaii’s tsunami damage in 2011. In 2019, Malika was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter in the category of Science Reporting for her Big Island Now news report on what was happening beneath the sea surface at the ocean entry of the Puna lava flow.  

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