Kona Winds Shift to Northerly Winds After Front PassesApril 20, 2017, 1:09 AM HST · Updated April 20, 7:54 AM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Kona wind conditions will continue today with clouds and showers mostly on south and southwest shores and slopes. A cold front is forecast to reach Kaua’i on Thursday morning and stall near Oahu & Molokai Thursday afternoon / evening. Trade winds will rebuild Friday. Increasing instability is expected for the weekend and that could bring wetter trade wind conditions.
We have southwest to west winds today around 10 to 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 80° to 87°. Partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers.
UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)
Showers will increase as a front moves through. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°. Winds are forecast out of the southwest and shifting to northerly winds behind the front which should pass through and stall Thursday night near Molokai.
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