Forecast: Approaching cold front means wetter weather

Forecast: Approaching cold front means wetter weather

On the edge of wet weather.

Partly to mostly sunny for much of your Tuesday with light winds to start. Voggy conditions will worsen.

High in Honolulu will be 81 degrees.

A cold front will approach the islands from the northwest today. Southerly winds will steadily build along with an increase in showers, mainly over the western end of the island chain. The front is expected to reach Kauai tonight then stall near Oahu on Wednesday, bringing the potential for periods of wet and unstable conditions into the weekend and beyond.

Surf is a little bigger along the north shores today.

A large northwest swell will roll in starting Wednesday night, trigger an advisory and approach warning levels.

A warning-sized swell is forecast for the weekend.

Today's waves will be 6-10 feet north, 5-7 feet east, 2-4 feet west, 2 feet or less south.

Wind Advisory for Big Island summits. Winds will be southwest at 40-55 mph with gusts to 65 mph.

Starting this evening a High Wind Watch goes into effect as the summits could see even stronger winds.

Small Craft Advisory for waters around Kauai County.

- Dan Cooke

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