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Trade Winds Increasing in Strength Today

January 5, 2016, 1:39 AM HST
* Updated January 4, 9:42 PM
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Alerts

A High Surf Warning is posted for north and west facing shores of Molokai and the north shore of Maui through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for all channels (except Pailolo) and windward Maui County waters through 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Looking Ahead

Trade winds are increasing through Tuesday. The trade wind flow is expected to weaken and allow for afternoon sea breezes and night time land breezes during the mid to late week time frame. Another cold front is expected to move into and possibly through the islands over the upcoming weekend.

 

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Today 

East winds are expected around 15 to 20 mph today. Partly to mostly cloudy skies are expected for windward spots with showers likely. Partly sunny with scattered showers for leeward areas. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 65° to 70°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with showers likely in windward areas. Partly cloudy for lee spots with scattered showers.

 

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