Springtime trade wind weather pattern continues
Moderate to breezy trade winds are expected all week, bringing passing showers for windward and mauka areas, mainly during the overnight and morning hours. Pop-up afternoon showers are also expected along the Kona slopes of the Big Island. An upper level disturbance could bring a slight increase in showers near the end of the week.
In surf, a moderate northwest swell is slowly declining through Wednesday, with mostly flat conditions expected Thursday into the weekend. A new small, long period south swell is expected to arrive Tuesday afternoon. Trade winds will continue to bring some average sized waves for east-facing shores. For mariners, a small craft advisory remains up until 6 p.m. Tuesday for the usual windier waters around Maui County and the Big Island.
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