Today’s Forecast, Unsettled Weekend WeatherJanuary 19, 2017, 1:40 AM HST · Updated January 18, 9:43 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
High Surf Warning: North and west shores of Molokai and north shores of Maui through 6 p.m. Thursday.
Small Craft Advisory: All island waters through 6 p.m. Thursday.
Special Weather Statement: Very windy conditions are expected this weekend. These winds will be especially gusty at higher elevations and through mountain gaps and downsloping areas. If you have outdoor activities planned, you may want to postpone them or reconsider your plans.
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Moderate to breezy trade winds are expected through Thursday with winds becoming light and variable Thursday night and Friday as a front approaches. The front will pass over the islands this weekend and stalling out near the Big Island early next week bringing an increase in showers across the state. Very strong trade winds are expected this weekend, before easing early next week.
Partly sunny skies with isolated windward and mauka showers and sunny skies for the leeward sides. High temperatures from 79° to 84°. East winds around 10 to 15 mph with local afternoon sea breezes in leeward spots.
UV index at 5 (“moderate” exposure level)
East winds around 10 to 15 mph tonight with local land breezes in leeward areas. Partly cloudy with isolated windward showers and clear skies for leeward spots. Low temperatures from 65° to 70°.
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