Malika Dudley’s Maui County Forecast (11/09/14)
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY has been issued by the National Weather Service for the north facing shores of Molokaʻi and Maui until 6:00 pm tonight.
Expect strong breaking waves, shore break and strong currents making swimming difficult and dangerous. Anyone entering the water could face significant injury due to the dangerous hazards this swell will pose. Boaters are asked to be aware of the increased number of surfers likely to be in the water.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY is also posted for all waters surrounding Maui County through 6 p.m. North to northeast winds of 25 knots are expected with rough seas up to 15 feet. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.
**A breakdown of expected conditions specific to Maui County is presented in the charts below. Click directly on the image to make it larger.**
We expect mostly sunny skies today with northeast winds around 15 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. High temperatures should fall in the range of 80° to 85° with a high of about 69° at 5000 feet.
Sunrise: 6:33 a.m.
Sunset: 5:46 p.m.
UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)
Tonight we should be mostly clear with just isolated showers expected and variable winds up to 15 mph. Low temperatures should fall in the range of 62° to 73° with a low of about 48° at 5000 feet.
Moonrise: 8:35 p.m.
Moonset: 10 a.m.
Next New Moon: Nov 22, 2014 at 2:33 a.m.
Next Full Moon: Dec 6 at 2:27 a.m.
The front that has been affecting the state this weekend is weakening and gradually losing steam near the Big Island today. The northerly winds that followed the front are expected to become lighter and more easterly into the work week. Dry conditions are expected in the wake of the front, persisting through at least Veteran’s Day with another front expected to impact the eastern part of the state the second half of the work week.
Almanac for Kahului Airport
Maximum Temperature for today:
Record 91° / Set in 1995
Minimum Temperature for today:
Record 60° / Set in 1969