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Hawaii Weather

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Monday, May 17, 1999

Oahu temperature and wind graphic

Three-day forecast

Bullet Tomorrow: Clouds and some sun; a few showers and a t-storm. Wind SE at 8-16 mph. 74/78
Bullet Wednesday:
Partly sunny and breezy; windward showers. 68/82
Bullet Thursday:
Partly sunny and breezy; windward showers. 70/82

Surf forecast

Bullet Ala Moana: Wave heights 3-5 feet tomorrow, then lowering on Wednesday.
Bullet Makapuu:
Wave heights 3-5 feet tomorrow, then lowering a bit on Wednesday.
Bullet Sunset Beach:
Waves 6-8 feet tomorrow, then lowering a bit on Wednesday.
Bullet Makaha:
Wave heights 6-8 feet tomorrow, then lowering a bit on Wednesday.

Marine forecast

Bullet Coastal waters: East to southeast winds tonight and tomorrow at 8-16 knots. Waves 4-8 feet.
Bullet Channels:
Winds east to southeast at 10-20 knots tonight and tomorrow. Waves 5-10 feet.

Neighbor Island forecasts

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

Bullet Big Island: Hilo - Showers tonight. Low 66. Tomorrow, more showers. High 76. Kona - Showers tonight. Low 66. Tomorrow, more showers. High 81.
Bullet Maui:
Showers tonight. Lows 62-70. Tomorrow, clouds and showers. High 74-82.
Bullet Kauai:
Showers tonight. Lows 62-70. Tomorrow, clouds and showers. High 74-82.
Bullet Lanai:
Lanai City 68/76
Bullet Molokai:
Kalaupapa 69/78

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 -- 70
Record high -- 89 (1988)
Record low -- 66 (1964)
Normal high -- 85
Normal low -- 70

Rain

Humidity -- 74%
Yesterday -- 0.53"
Month-to-date -- 1.51"
Normal month-to-date -- 0.64"
Year-to-date -- 5.51"
Normal year-to-date -- 10.14"

Sun and Moon

Sunset tonight -- 7:03 p.m.
Sunrise tomorrow -- 5:52 a.m.
Moonset tonight -- 9:52 p.m.
Moonrise tomorrow -- 9:16 a.m.

Phases of the moon:

First -- May 21
Full -- May 29
Last -- June 6
New -- June 13

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
Tues.	6:25a.m.	0.5 ft.	1:41a.m.	0.0 ft.
	7:09p.m.	2.1 ft.	-----	

Wed.	7:44a.m.	0.5 ft.	2:48a.m.	0.0 ft.
	8:05p.m.	2.0 ft.	12:25p.m.	0.0 ft.

Thurs.	9:19a.m.	0.5 ft.	3:53a.m.	-0.1 ft.
	9:04p.m.	1.8 ft.	1:31p.m.	0.2 ft.
Elsewhere throughout the state tomorrow:

PLACE		HIGH	LOW	HIGH	LOW
Haleiwa		5:23	9:28	6:07	-----
Hilo		5:21	12:42	6:05	-----
Kailua-Kona	5:59	1:19	6:43	-----
Kaneohe		4:39	12:23	5:23	-----
Kawaihae	6:21	1:38	7:05	-----
Kealakekua	6:09	1:29	6:53	-----
Nawiliwili	5:58	1:16	6:42	-----
Waianae		8:45	3:59	9:29	1:51
Waimanalo	5:10	12:32	5:54	-----

THE PACIFIC

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