Forecast: Showers, muggy conditions to start the week
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It might be a bit uncomfortable for the first half of the week. Lighter winds and more showers are in the mix, with a chance of humid and hazy conditions through about Wednesday.
High pressure is moving away from the state while a trough of low pressure is forming to the west. At the same time, there's a lot of available moisture moving in from the east-southeast. What it all means is we'll have light east-southeast winds that will allow for afternoon clouds and pop-up showers to form. There's also an outside chance for some afternoon thunderstorms for the Kona side of the Big Island. The winds could also spread vog from the Big Island to the rest of the chain.
Trade winds should return Thursday as the trough lifts to the north and the moisture field moves west, with more typical and more comfortable conditions into the weekend.
Very little going on in the surf department right now, with only occasional waist-high waves along east and south shores. Conditions are good for fishing and diving north and west.