Gusty Winds Continue Today

December 11, 2015, 1:20 AM HST · Updated December 11, 5:20 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts

A High Surf Advisory is posted for the north & west facing shores of Molokai and the north shore of Maui through 6 a.m. Friday. Surf along north facing shores is expected to be 10 to 16 feet. West shores are expected to get up to 8 to 12 feet.

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Maui County waters and channels through 6 a.m. Friday for winds up to 30 knots and seas up to 12 feet.

A High Wind Warning is posted for the summit of Haleakalā through 6 a.m. Friday morning for east to southeast winds of 55 to 65 mph with gusts to 75 mph.

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    Looking Ahead

    Gusty trade winds will continue through Friday. Showers will again favor windward and mauka areas with a few reaching leeward locations from time to time. Winds are forecast to turn southeast over the weekend, allowing afternoon sea breezes and clouds to form over interior and leeward sections of the islands. Moderate trade winds are expected to return Monday.

     

    Today

    Partly to mostly cloudy skies are forecast with scattered windward and mauka showers. Northeasterly winds are expected from 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Leeward spots should be sunny. High temperatures from 83° to 88°.

    UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    Breezy northeast winds are expected in the evening from 15 to 25 mph with higher gusts. Low temperatures from 74° to 78°. Partly to mostly cloudy skies are expected in the evening with scattered showers for windward spots. Leeward spots will get just isolated showers.

    Geminid Meteor Shower is active and peaks this weekend. Click HERE for details on the shower and viewing tips. 

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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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