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Forecast: Winds to ease slightly this weekend and even more so next week

Thursday forecast
Thursday forecast(Hawaii News Now)
Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 4:27 AM HST|Updated: 8 hours ago
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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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Fresh trades will maintain elevated late week east shore surf.

A small, medium period northwest swell is expected to fill in late Thursday and peak Friday.

Medium south swell continues to fall through Friday.

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