Breezy Trade Winds Continue Today
By Meteorologist Malika Dudley / Email: [email protected]
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the Pailolo and ʻAlenuihāhā channels as well as Māʻalaea Bay through 6:00 a.m. Friday for east winds from 20 to 30 knots and rough seas of 7 to 13 feet. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.
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Mostly sunny skies are expected today with scattered morning showers expected in windward and mauka spots and just isolated showers for leeward spots of Maui County. Trade winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph with high temperatures from 82° to 87° near shore and lower high temperatures at higher elevations.
UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)
Scattered showers are expected for windward areas with partly cloudy skies becoming mostly cloudy later tonight. Isolated showers are expected in leeward spots. Trade winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph with low temperatures from 68° to 73°.
Trade winds are expected to continue blowing. Showers should become more active starting tomorrow evening and are expected to remain active through the weekend as tropical moisture spreads over the islands from the southeast, starting with the Big Island. The windward side of the Big Island is forecasted to get the most rain. Drier, breezier conditions are expected early next week.
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