Forecast: Huge swell peaking, breezy winds building
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Trade winds will strengthen to moderate to locally breezy Friday, and continue through the weekend, maintaining showers across windward areas.
A system developing northwest of the state late in the weekend, may increase moisture and strengthen southeast winds, potentially enhancing shower chances next week.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms remains in the forecast over the Mauna Loa summit through the weekend.
A large, long period west-northwest (300-310 degree) swell has recently peaked and will begin to subside from early Friday into the weekend.
A northeast swell moving into our nearshore windward waters Saturday may lift north and east-facing shore surf across the state to near HSA levels.
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