Great Memorial Day Weekend Weather, lots of sun and big waves

High surf advisory for the south shorelines thru early Sunday
High surf advisory is in effect for the south facing shorelines due to large swell bringing...
High surf advisory is in effect for the south facing shorelines due to large swell bringing advisory sized waves. Lots of sunshine and gusty trade winds today with winds trending downward the rest of the weekend into next week.(none)
Published: May. 27, 2022 at 4:41 AM HST|Updated: May. 27, 2022 at 9:36 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii will have locally breezy trade winds thru this afternoon, followed by weaker trade winds from tonight thru the weekend. This weekend will also feature pretty much stable and dry atmospheric conditions. High clouds will start to cover skies across much of the state as we head into the weekend, with minimal low clouds and trade showers along windward facing slopes. The trade winds are expected to be weak enough by Sunday to allow the development of afternoon sea breezes and nighttime land breezes. Expect the trade winds to gradually strengthen early next week.

A High Surf Advisory has been issued for south facing shores from noon today through early Sunday.

Surf along south facing shores will trend up into the weekend, then again next Tuesday through midweek as overlapping south swells associated with an active pattern near New Zealand move through. Surf heights could reach the advisory level of 10 ft (face value) later today through Saturday night, then to the warning level of 15 ft (face value) late Tuesday through Wednesday as the second swell moves in and peaks. A small northwest swell is expected by Sunday, which will linger into Monday before easing. Surf along east facing shores will remain small and choppy each day with the trades in place. A brief downward trend is anticipated by Sunday as the winds ease and shift out of the east to southeast.

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