Forecast: Light winds to haunt the Halloween weekend

Light winds for Halloween weekend

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Winds will become light as a weak trough moves off to the northeast. The winds will be light enough for afternoon sea breezes, increasing clouds and some pop-up showers, although they will remain light and isolated. Light to moderate trade winds and sunnier skies are expected for Monday and Tuesday, but another cold front is forecast to develop north of the state, which will cause winds to become light and and veer from the southeast. Trade winds will return by the next weekend.

Halloween will see a “blue moon,” or the second full moon of the month. It’s also the first Halloween full moon that will be visible from all U.S. time zones since 1944.

At the beach, a new small north-northwest swell should bring some head-high sets for north-facing shores by Saturday afternoon. A larger swell could bring advisory-level surf for north and west shores of the smaller islands Monday. South shore surf will remain below three feet through the weekend, while east shores may see a boost in wave heights with the returning trade winds early next week.

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