High Winds Prompt Wind Advisory for Summit

December 26, 2016, 1:57 AM HST · Updated December 26, 12:01 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Warning: North shores of Maui and Molokai until 6 p.m. Monday.

High Surf Advisory: East shores of Maui through 6 p.m. Monday.

Gale Warning: Pailolo and Alenuihaha channels through 6 p.m. Tuesday.


Small Craft Advisory: All remaining coastal waters due to east winds 20 to 30 knots. Posted through Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Wind Advisory: Islands of Lana’i and Kaho’olawe through 6 p.m. Monday for east winds from 25 to 35 mph, gusting to 50 mph. The summit of Haleakala is also under a wind advisory with winds from 35 to 55 mph, gusting to 65 mph.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**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.**



    Looking Ahead

    Gusty strong trades will continue through the first half of the week. Clouds and showers are forecast for mainly windward and mauka spots in the morning and overnight hours. The breezy trade winds are expected to carry some of these showers into the leeward sides of the smaller islands too.



    Mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers today. Partly sunny skies for leeward spots with just isolated showers. High temperatures from 78° to 83°. East winds around 15 to 30 mph, gusting to 40 mph.

    UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)



    East winds around 15 to 30 mph with higher gusts. Mostly cloudy skies with windward showers likely and scattered leeward showers. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.


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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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