Trades slowing down today, set to pick up again Wednesday

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The high pressure fan northeast of the islands will move east-northeast in the next couple of days, with trade winds decreasing across the area. A new high will build northeast of the area during the second half of the week, with breezy trade winds returning. A trough aloft may move over the area Wednesday and Thursday, allowing the trade wind showers to be enhanced.

The current long-period, northwest swell will peak tonight, and gradually decrease through midweek. A new reinforcing northwest swell will fill in Thursday night and peak on Friday. Surf with these events will remain below advisory level. There will also be a series of small, mainly background south swells through this week.

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