Shifting Winds Expected This WeekendFebruary 27, 2016, 1:21 AM HST · Updated February 26, 10:23 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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.
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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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