Forecast: Hang on! Winds will be even stronger today!

Forecast: Hang on! Winds will be even stronger today!

The easterly winds have picked up overnight and statewide they are forecast to be 20-40 mph with gusts to 50 mph. The strongest winds will be in down slope areas, along peaks and ridges, and between tall buildings.

There will be the occasional passing shower, but very little accumulation. Skies should be mostly sunny leeward and the high in Honolulu will be 82 degrees.

Surf has dropped north and west, but built to advisory levels along east shores. Stay away from the rocky coastlines on the east shores today and tomorrow.

Waves today will be 8-12 feet north, 8-11 feet east, 5-8 feet west, 0-2 feet south.

Wind Advisory for all islands.

High Wind Warning for the area down slope of the Kohala mountains on the Island of Hawaii.

High Surf Advisory for all east shores.

Gale Warning for the Pailolo and Alenuihaha channels, Maalaea Bay, along with coastal waters south and west of the Island of Hawaii.

Small Craft Advisory for all other Hawaii waters.

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