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Forecast: Light to moderate trade winds to start off work week; Surf still at advisory levels

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Light to moderate trade winds for most of the day, then it's going to get breezy. A weakening cold front will bring those big winds along with a few showers.

Skies will be partly to mostly sunny today with a high in Honolulu of 83 degrees. No record highs expected today.

Surf is just barely advisory-sized along north and west shores. The National Weather Service says surf will reach 12 to 16 feet for north shores, 8 to 12 feet for west shores, 3 to 5 feet for east shores, and 1 to 2 feet for south shores. The next country swell will be Friday and moderate in size. A larger episode is forecast for Sunday.

A High Surf Advisory is in effect for north and west shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai; north shores of Maui; and west shores of Hawaii Island.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for all channels and most coastal waters.

A Gale Watch is effective this evening for Alenuihaha Channel and coastal waters southwest and southeast of Hawaii Island.

- Dan Cooke

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