Scattered W/M Showers Today, Light Winds Ahead
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 rise to 20 to 30 foot faces along north shores and 15 to 20 feet for west shores.
A Marine Weather Statement is posted for the large north-northwest swell the is currently affecting the islands. Moderate harbor surges and large breaking waves are expected at harbor entrances open to this swell. That includes Kahului and Hilo harbors. Mariners should use extreme caution when entering or leaving port and when mooring or launching vessels.
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Maui County channels and windward waters through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Northeast winds up to 25 knots and hazardous seas up to about 12 feet are expected.
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Moisture from an old frontal boundary is expected to linger bringing some light showers affecting mainly windward and mauka areas across the state. Moderate to fresh trades are forecast through Wednesday. Another front approaching the state is expected to cut off our trade winds from late Wednesday through the weekend.
Today partly cloudy skies are expected with light scattered showers favoring windward areas in the morning. Mostly sunny skies are expected for leeward spots. High temperatures from 83° to 88°. East winds are forecast from 15 to 20 mph.
UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)
Variable winds are expected up to 15 mph. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°. Mostly clear skies are expected with scattered showers after midnight.
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