Maui County Christmas Weekend Forecast

December 24, 2016, 1:40 AM HST · Updated December 23, 11:42 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: North winds 20 to 30 knots in all coastal waters and channels from 6 a.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday.

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**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, projected localized weather conditions and expected wave heights.**

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    Looking Ahead

    Trade winds are forecast to pick up in speed Christmas Day through Tuesday. Clouds and showers will continue to favor our usual windward and mauka areas. Showers will mainly affect those spots in the overnight and morning hours with some showers passing leeward from time to time on our strong winds. A front could approach the state from the north around Thursday night or Friday.

     

    Today & Sunday

    Partly sunny skies are expected with scattered windward showers today. Mostly sunny skies for leeward spots with just isolated showers. High temperatures from 79° to 84°. East winds around 15 to 25 mph. On Sunday, winds will pick up out of the east from 15 to 30 mph and gusting up to 45 mph.

    UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

     

    Tonight & Sunday Night

    East winds around 15 to 25 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with windward showers likely and scattered leeward showers. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°. On Sunday night, winds will pick up out of the east from 15 to 30 mph and gusting up to 45 mph.

     

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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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