Forecast: Beautiful trade wind weather on tap for the weekend

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Published: Oct. 21, 2022 at 5:43 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Transition weather day for parts of the states as a showery cloud band will move across Kauai through Friday.

Trade winds will push over the eastern end of the state late Friday afternoon and will bring a band of moisture along with it. This moisture will spread westward as the trades fill in across the rest of the state Friday night.

A typical trade wind weather pattern is expected for the weekend and into next week.

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The current north swell remains elevated, though it appears to have peaked. It will gradually lower through Friday night.

A high surf advisory is currently in effect for north- facing shores from Kauai to Maui through early Friday morning as the swell begins its decline.

A small craft advisory also remains in effect through tonight as combined seas in many zones remain at 10 feet or above.

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