Forecast: The new year is off to a great start -- weather-wise - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Forecast: The new year is off to a great start -- weather-wise

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Great weather to start the new year.

Light easterly winds will build to a bit breezy by this afternoon. At their peak, the winds will be 15-20 mph.

The atmosphere is stable with little moisture. Expect just a few passing showers and plentiful sunshine.

High in Honolulu today will be 80 degrees.

Surf will build to advisory levels by afternoon due to a new west-northwest swell.

Today's waves will be 10-15 feet north, 8-12 feet west, 3-5 feet east, 1-3 feet south.

High Surf Advisory for north and west shores effective noon today through 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Small Craft Advisory for some Hawaii waters. If you have a boat charter, call your captain.

- Dan Cooke

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