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Breezy Winds Return to Maui County

December 26, 2015, 1:21 AM HST
* Updated December 25, 10:23 PM
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Alerts

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through Sunday at 6 a.m. for winds up to 30 knots and seas up to 12 feet.

A Wind Advisory is posted for Kahoolawe due to very strong and gusty winds. East winds from 20 to 30 mph are forecast with gusts up to 45 mph.

A Gale Warning is posted for the Alenuihaha and Pailolo channels through 6 a.m. Saturday for winds up to 40 knots and seas up to 10 feet.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores of Maui and Molokai through 6 p.m. Sunday for 6 to 8 foot faces.

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Looking Ahead

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Strong gusty trades will continue through the holiday weekend. Showers are expected to continue to focus over windward and mauka areas. Some of the larger showers will reach leeward locations at times. The trades will begin to weaken early next week.

 

Today 

Today breezy northeast winds are expected from 15 – 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Partly cloudy skies for windward and mauka spots with showers likely. Leeward spots should get some scattered showers from time to time. High temperatures from 77° to 82°.

UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are expected from 15 to 30 mph with higher gusts. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected in the evening with showers likely in windward and mauka spots and scattered showers for lee areas.

 

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