Forecast: Breezy winds to ease up into the weekend
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - FINALLY! Trade wind speeds will gradually ease today then hold at breezy strength through the weekend. Clouds and showers will remain focused over windward areas for the next several days, while the South Kona slopes of the Big Island will see clouds and a few showers each afternoon. A decrease in winds and showers is expected Monday into Wednesday.
The current above average trade wind swell will slowly subside to average heights by the weekend. Another northwest swell is expected to peak late Friday into Saturday. A larger north swell is forecast to arrive Tuesday and may produce advisory level surf along north facing shores by mid- week. Small surf along south facing shores will slowly subside into the weekend.
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A small northwest swell is expected began filling in Thursday, peak on Friday, then lower slowly over the weekend and into early next week.
The current south swell will continue to lower over the next couple of days.
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