Cool, Gusty Northeast Winds TodayMarch 17, 2016, 1:35 AM HST · Updated March 16, 10:38 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all island waters through 6 p.m Friday.
A Wind Advisory is in effect for the island of Lāna’i through 6 a.m. Thursday for north winds from 20 to 30 mph. Western sections of Maui, specifically Lahaina is also under this wind advisory.
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Cool and gusty north winds are expected to continue tonight, between a cold front southeast of the Big Island and high pressure northwest of the islands. Winds will gradually turn to a more easterly direction over the next few days, but remain locally breezy through the weekend. A developing low northwest of the state will cause winds to weaken and turn southerly once again early next week, with an increasing chance of showers.
Today we expect mostly cloudy skies with scattered light morning showers for windward and mauka spots. Mostly clear with isolated showers in leeward spots. High temperatures from 74° to 79°. Winds are out of the northeast from 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)
Northeast winds are expected from 15 to 25 mph tonight with higher gusts. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and mostly clear skies in leeward spots. Low temperatures from 64° to 69°.
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