Forecast: Beautiful weather to hold through Thanksgiving - Weather we can truly be grateful for this holiday!

Trade winds step on the gas again.
Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 5:32 AM HST|Updated: Nov. 25, 2021 at 6:26 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - HAPPY THANKSGIVING WEEKEND!!! Get ready for beautiful weather. Weather we can be thankful for this Thanksgiving! Moderate to breezy easterly trade winds will continue through Monday night, with clouds and showers favoring windward and mauka locations. More rain will be headed towards Hawaii Island and part of windward Maui - as a surge of moisture from the south inches closer to the Eastern end of the state.

Trade winds will trend down midweek with light to moderate trade winds, potentially enough for a localized land and sea breeze regime to become established.

Surface high pressure is centered far northeast of the state with a ridge extending west southwest to a position just north of the area. A weak front will approach the area Friday and Saturday then dissipate near the area on Sunday, A new high will be passing by north of the area Sunday through Tuesday while an upper low digs down just east of the state. The upper low along with a weak surface trough may drift westward across the area through the middle of next week. A cold front will be approaching the area from the northwest on Thursday.

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LET’S TALK SURF: A high surf advisory is likely with this swell for the north and west facing shores of most islands. Moderate level surf will continue thereafter through the weekend. Small to moderate surf heights along east facing shores will lower slightly Wednesday as the trade wind eases. Surf along south facing shores will remain nearly flat through the weekend.

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