Front Expected to Enhance Showers Soon

December 29, 2016, 1:44 AM HST · Updated December 28, 9:46 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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

Gale Warning: All offshore waters.

Small Craft Advisory: All coastal waters and channels due to east winds 20 to 25 knots and east winds in Ma’alaea Bay. Posted through Friday at 6 p.m.

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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.**



    Looking Ahead

    Trade winds are expected to pick up in strength late Thursday and Friday behind a front. Winds will then decrease again over the weekend. As usual, trade winds will keep clouds and showers focused over windward and mauka areas. An increase in showers is forecast for Thursday and Friday with showers then expected to decrease through the weekend as the front dissipates.



    Mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers today mainly in the morning. Partly sunny skies for leeward spots with scattered showers. High temperatures from 78° to 83°. Northeast winds around 15 to 25 mph.

    UV index at 5 (“moderate” exposure level)



    Northeast winds around 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and partly cloudy skies with scattered showers for leeward spots. Low temperatures from 66° to 71°.


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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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