Forecast: Surf subsides, but still dangerously large

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The trade winds have left us for a while.

It will be light and variable winds until probably Sunday. The days will have cool, clear starts, then some clouds and showers will form over leeward and mauka neighborhoods in the afternoons.

Honolulu will max out at 83 degrees today. It will be a few degrees warmer in the days to come.

Surf has moderated out in the country, but remains dangerously big. New and similarly large swells are expected Thursday afternoon and on Monday. The NWS surf forecast for today: North shores 14-18 feet, west shores 8-12 feet. east and south shores 1-3 feet.

High Surf Advisory for north and west shores of Kauai, Niihau, Oahu; north shores only for Molokai, Maui, Big Island.

Small Craft Advisory for Oahu, Maui County, and Big Island windward waters, along with the Kaiwi and Alenuihaha channels.

Caution to Hilo and Kahului harbors due to possible surge and waves breaking at harbor entrances.

- Dan Cooke

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