Forecast: Trades Transitioning to Light Winds

January 26, 2017, 8:10 AM HST · Updated January 26, 8:10 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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

High Surf Warning: North and west facing shores of Molokai and the north shore of Maui through noon Thursday.

Small Craft Advisory: All waters and channels through 6 p.m. Thursday.

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

    Breezy trade winds are forecast to continue through Thursday. Conditions will change going into Friday and the weekend with light and variable winds expected. Winds are also forecast to increase over the weekend as a cold front moves down the island chain. Behind the front cooler winds and breezy conditions are forecast. A trend toward drier weather is expected the next couple of days, until the front brings showers this weekend.



    Partly cloudy skies with a few scattered showers in windward and mauka spots and mostly sunny skies for the leeward sides. High temperatures from 79° to 84°. East winds around to 15 mph with higher gusts.

    UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)



    Partly cloudy with isolated showers and clearing as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 62° to 67°. Variable winds around 5 to 15 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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