August 08, 2018 Weather Forecast

August 8, 2018, 7:00 AM HST · Updated August 8, 7:00 AM
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High Surf Advisory issued August 08 at 4:06AM HST until August 08 at 6:00PM HST by NWS

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    Relatively dry and breezy trade wind weather will continue across the smaller islands today, with low clouds and light showers focusing primarily over windward and mauka areas. Hurricane Hector will be passing by south of the Big Island today, and will bring an increase in winds and rain to windward and southeastern portions of that island. Any impacts from Hector will be highly dependent on its track and intensity. Breezy conditions are expected tonight, with wet trade wind weather spreading across the entire state. The showery trade wind weather will continue through Thursday night, with drier conditions moving in from southeast to northwest across the island chain on Friday. A drier and more typical trade wind pattern is expected to resume Friday night through early next week.

    West Side

    Today: Isolated showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 96. Windy, with an east northeast wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Windy, with an east northeast wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Thursday: Scattered showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    South Side

    Today: Isolated showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 96. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Thursday: Showers likely after 1pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    North Shore

    Today: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Windy, with an east northeast wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Windy, with an east northeast wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after noon. The rain could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Windy, with an east wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Central Maui

    Today: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Thursday: Showers likely. The rain could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. Breezy, with a northeast wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Upcountry

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

    Tonight: Isolated showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Thursday: Scattered showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming east 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    East Maui

    Today: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a northeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Tonight: Occasional showers. Low around 73. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Thursday: Occasional showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 84. Breezy, with an east wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Lanai City

    Today: Isolated showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Very windy, with a northeast wind 25 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Very windy, with a northeast wind 21 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after noon. The rain could be heavy at times. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Kaunakakai

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. Breezy, with a northeast wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Thursday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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