Forecast: Light winds continue, wet weather for the weekend

Forecast: Light winds continue, wet weather for the weekend
Wednesday forecast. (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Light variable winds will continue with overnight land breezes and daytime sea breezes through Wednesday.

A trend towards wet weather will begin from Friday into Saturday as a cold front approaches the islands from the northwest and a tropical disturbance moves in from the southeast.

Unsettled weather will continue to develop across the state through the first half of next week.

Two low pressure systems begin to converge over the state from the west and the east.

A trend towards a light southerly wind pattern starts to develop ahead of the cold front approaching the islands from the northwest.

Light southerly winds will interact over each island with the diurnal land and sea breezes. Isolated to scattered showers will continue for most locations on Thursday.

Rainfall chances begin to trend higher over Kauai and the Big Island on Friday as deeper moisture and instability moves into the western and eastern ends of the state.

The current northwest swell will continue to lower through Wednesday.

A larger north-northwest swell is expected to arrive on Thursday, peak Thursday night at advisory levels, then lower gradually Friday and Saturday.

A larger northwest swell is expected to arrive on Saturday, peak Saturday night, then lower gradually Sunday and Monday.

Surf heights may reach low end warning levels during the peak of this swell.

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