Breezy Northeast Winds Begin to Weaken Soon

May 18, 2016, 1:39 AM HST · Updated May 18, 8:56 AM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 a.m. Thursday for all island waters.

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    Looking Ahead

    Breezy trade winds are forecast into Wednesday before gradually weakening for the second half of the week. Trades are expected to increase again over the weekend. Clouds and showers will favor windward and mauka areas through the week, with a few passing showers reaching leeward locations.

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    Today 

    Partly to mostly cloudy skies are forecast today with scattered showers for windward and mauka spots. Sunshine with scattered morning showers and isolated afternoon showers in  leeward areas. Breezy northeast winds from 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts. High temperatures from 84° to 89°.

    UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

     

    Tonight

    Northeast winds are expected from 10 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers. Isolated leeward showers are forecast with partly cloudy skies. Low temperatures from 70° 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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