Shifting Winds Expected This Weekend

February 27, 2016, 1:21 AM HST · Updated February 26, 10:23 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

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

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through 6 a.m. Saturday for all Maui County windward waters and most channels.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

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    Looking Ahead

    Light winds tonight are expected to shift to gentle trades Saturday with a few light windward showers. Light winds and sea breezes will return Sunday with some afternoon cloudiness expected. A dissipating front is forecast to move through the islands Monday with cool and dry air filling in behind the front. Moderate trade winds will return Wednesday before another front approaches at the end of the week.

     

    Today & Sunday 

    Today we expect mostly sunny skies with isolated windward and mauka showers. East winds are expected from 10 to 15 mph. High temperatures from 79° to 84°. On Sunday, winds will become variable up to 15 mph.

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

     

    Tonight & Sunday night

    Variable winds are expected up to 15 mph with land breezes developing. Low temperatures from 62° to 69°. Mostly clear skies are expected once the land breeze takes hold and pushes our cloud cover out to sea.

     

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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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