Tradewinds will return Friday and speed up slightly through the weekend.
The air shift means better air quality with lower humidity levels. Rainfall will be minimal with only a few light windward showers.
The country swell is dropping, although wave heights will remain elevated through Friday.
A High Surf Advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Friday for north- and west-facing shores of Kauai, Niihau, Oahu, and Molokai, north-facing shores of Maui, and west-facing shores of the Big Island.
A Small Craft Advisory is in effect until 4 p.m. for Kauai northwest waters, Kauai windward waters, Kauai leeward waters, Kauai channel, Oahu windward waters, Kaiwi Channel, Maui county windward waters, Alenuihaha channel, and Big Island windward waters.
- Guy Hagi