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Wednesday, April 28, 1999

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THREE-DAY FORECAST

Bullet Tomorrow: Partly sunny; a few trade showers. Wind E at 10-20 mph. 68/82

Bullet Friday: Sunshine followed by clouds; showers inland. 69/83

Bullet Saturday: Sunshine, building clouds and mauka showers. 68/84

SURF FORECAST

Bullet Ala Moana: Wave heights will average 3 feet through Friday.

Bullet Makapuu: Wave heights will average 2-4 feet with a slight increase Friday and Saturday.

Bullet Sunset Beach: Waves will average 3-6 feet tomorrow. Waves are forecast to decrease slightly Friday and Saturday.

Bullet Makaha: Waves heights will average 3-5 feet tomorrow, then increase Friday.

MARINE FORECAST

Bullet Coastal waters: Easterly winds tonight and tomorrow at 8-16 knots. Waves 2-4 feet.

Bullet Channels: Winds easterly at 10-20 knots tonight and tomorrow. Waves 4-8 feet.

NEIGHBOR ISLAND FORECASTS

Temperatures listed are tonight's expected lows and tomorrow's highs:

Bullet Big Island: Hilo - A few showers tonight. Low 64. Tomorrow, partly to mostly sunny. High 79. Kona - Patchy clouds tonight. Low 69. Mostly sunny tomorrow. High 82.

Bullet Maui: Windward showers tonight. Low 62-68. Partly sunny tomorrow. Highs 76-82.

Bullet Kauai: Mainly clear tonight. Lows 68-72. Partly sunny tomorrow. High 74-84.

Bullet Lanai: Lanai City 62/72

Bullet Molokai: Kalaupapa 66/79

KILAUEA

Eruption of Kilauea continues. Lava is flowing underground in a 6 mile lava tube to the sea.

TEMPERATURE

At Honolulu Airport:

High yesterday -- 85
Low yesterday -- 69
Record high -- 91 (1996)
Record low -- 60 (1979)
Normal high -- 84
Normal low -- 69

RAIN

Humidity -- 69%
Yesterday -- trace
Month-to-date -- 0.67"
Normal month-to-date -- 1.42"
Year-to-date -- 3.99"
Normal year-to-date -- 9.38"

SUN AND MOON

Sunset tonight -- 6:55 p.m.
Sunrise tomorrow -- 6:02 a.m.
Moonset tonight -- 5:08 a.m.
Moonrise tomorrow -- 6:31 p.m.

Phases of the moon:

Full	Apr 30	Last	May 8
New	May 15	First	May 21

UV INDEX

The ultraviolet index rates your risk to sun exposure. The higher the number, the greater the risk. Listed is tomorrow's forecast: "15 is the greatest risk".

UV Index

THE TIDES

Three-day forecast for Honolulu:

DAY	HIGH			LOW
Thurs.	3:10a.m.	1.1 ft.	9:12a.m.	-0.2 ft.
	3:57p.m.	1.7 ft.	10:24p.m.	0.1 ft.

Fri.	3:42a.m.	1.0 ft.	9:35a.m.	-0.2 ft.
	4:29p.m.	1.7 ft.	11:07p.m.	0.1 ft.

Sat.	4:14a.m.	0.9 ft.	9:59a.m.	-0.1 ft.
	5:02p.m.	1.8 ft.	11:53p.m.	0.2 ft.
Elsewhere throughout the state tomorrow:

PLACE		HIGH	LOW	HIGH	LOW
Haleiwa		2:08	7:07	2:55	8:19
Hilo		2:06	8:13	2:53	9:25
Kailua-Kona	2:44	8:50	3:31	10:02
Kaneohe		1:24	7:54	2:11	9:06
Kawaihae	3:06	9:09	3:53	10:21
Kealakekua	2:54	9:00	3:41	10:12
Nawiliwili	2:43	8:47	3:30	9:59
Waianae		5:30	12:00	6:17	-----
Waimanalo	1:55	8:03	2:42	9:15

THE PACIFIC

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