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Hawaii Weather

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Wednesday, May 12, 1999

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Three-day forecast

Bullet Tomorrow: Mixed clouds and sunshine; mauka showers. Wind E at 10-18 mph. 70/82
Bullet Friday:
Clouds, sunshine, windward and mauka showers. 70/82
Bullet Saturday:
Partly to mostly sunny and breezy; windward showers. 70/84

Surf forecast

Bullet Ala Moana: Wave heights will rise to 5-8 feet tomorrow and Friday.
Bullet Makapuu:
Wave heights will average 5-8 feet through Friday.
Bullet Sunset Beach:
Waves will average 1-3 feet through Friday.
Bullet Makaha:
Wave heights will average 1-3 feet through Friday.

Marine forecast

Bullet Coastal waters: East to southeast tonight and tomorrow at 8-16 knots. Waves 2-4 feet.
Bullet Channels:
Winds east to southeast at 10-20 knots tonight and tomorrow. Waves 3-6 feet.

Neighbor Island forecasts

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

Bullet Big Island: Hilo - Showers tonight. Low 66. Tomorrow, cloudy with showers. High 79. Kona - Clear tonight. Low 73. Sun, then clouds and upslope showers tomorrow. High 82.
Bullet Maui:
Partly cloudy tonight. Low 64-70. Partly sunny tomorrow; a shower. High 78-84.
Bullet Kauai: Mostly clear tonight. Lows 66-72. Some sun tomorrow; brief shower. High 78-84.
Bullet Lanai:
Lanai City 61/75
Bullet Molokai:
Kalaupapa 69/79

Kilauea

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

Temperature

At Honolulu Airport:

High yesterday -- 80
Low yesterday -- 71
Record high -- 90 (1979)
Record low -- 63 (1987)
Normal high -- 84
Normal low -- 70

Rain

Humidity -- 64%
Yesterday -- trace
Month-to-date -- trace
Normal month-to-date -- 0.44"
Year-to-date -- 4.02"
Normal year-to-date -- 9.94"

Sun and Moon

Sunset tonight -- 7:01 p.m.
Sunrise tomorrow -- 5:55 a.m.
Moonset tonight -- 4:27 p.m.
Moonrise tomorrow -- 4:42 a.m.

Phases of the moon:

New -- May 15
First -- May 21
Full -- May 29
Last -- June 6

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.	2:06a.m.	1.2 ft.	8:18a.m.	-0.4 ft.
	3:08p.m.	1.9 ft.	9:35p.m.	0.0 ft.

Fri.	2:53a.m.	1.1 ft.	8:52a.m.	-0.4 ft.
	3:52p.m.	2.1 ft.	10:34p.m.	0.0 ft.

Sat.	3:40a.m.	0.9 ft.	9:29a.m.	-0.4 ft.
	4:38p.m.	2.2 ft.	11:34p.m.	0.0 ft.
Elsewhere throughout the state tomorrow:

PLACE		HIGH	LOW	HIGH	LOW
Haleiwa		1:04	6:13	2:06	7:30
Hilo		1:02	7:19	2:04	8:36
Kailua-Kona	1:40	7:56	2:42	9:13
Kaneohe		12:20	7:00	1:22	8:17
Kawaihae		2:02	8:15	3:04	9:32
Kealakekua	1:50	8:06	2:52	9:23
Nawiliwili	1:39	7:53	2:41	9:10
Waianae		4:26	10:36	5:28	11:53
Waimanalo	12:51	7:09	1:53	8:26

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