Forecast: Trade winds to ease before the weekend

Forecast: Trade winds to ease before the weekend
Tuesday forecast (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Moderate to breezy northeast trade winds will prevail through Thursday, then ease into the light to moderate range Friday through Saturday as a band of moisture associated with a dissipated front moves in from the north.

Windward shower coverage should trend up Friday night into Saturday as a band of moisture arrives.

A warmer pattern is expected early next week as the trade winds shift to a more typical easterly direction on Sunday, then out of the east-southeast early next week.

Today’s small northwest swell will slowly fade through tonight. A larger, short-period north swell will arrive by Friday morning.

Small south-facing shore surf will hold through Thursday. Distant, long-period swell energy from the southern hemisphere will provide a small bump to southern shoreline surf from Friday into the weekend.

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