Trade Winds Weaken Slightly

April 29, 2016, 1:54 AM HST · Updated April 28, 10:57 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā & Pailolo channels, as well as Māʻalaea Bay through 6 a.m. Friday.

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    Looking Ahead

    Trade winds are forecast to stay locally breezy through Friday. Slight weakening of the trades is possible Friday night and Saturday. Sunday and Monday trades are expected to strengthen once again. The trades should focus showers over windward and mauka spots. Some showers may spread leeward over the smaller islands from time to time but mainly nights and mornings. Afternoon showers are possible over the lee slopes of the Big Island.

     

    Today

    We expect partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers in the morning. Partly sunny for the leeward sides with just isolated morning showers. East winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures from 81° to 86°.

    UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    East winds are expected around 10 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers. Low temperatures from 69° to 75°.

     

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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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