Gusty Trade Winds for Weekend
By Meteorologist Malika Dudley / Email: [email protected]
Small Craft Advisory is posted for the Pailolo and ʻAlenuihāhā channels as well as Māʻalaea Bay through 6 p.m. Sunday. East winds up to 30 knots and rough seas up to 15 feet are forecasted. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.
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Breezy winds are expected today out of the east from 15 to 25 mph. We expect partly sunny skies with scattered windward showers and mostly sunny skies for leeward spots. High temperatures from 80° to 85° near shore and lower high temperatures at higher elevations.
UV index at 10 (“very high” exposure level)
Mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers in windward and mauka areas tonight. For leeward areas we expect isolated showers. Trade winds are expected from 15 to 25 mph. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.
Moderate to fresh trade wind flow is expected to stay in place through Saturday. Sunday through early next week an increase in trade wind speeds is forecasted. An approaching cold front will weaken the trades during the second half of next week.
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