Hawaii Weather

National Weather Service

Friday, February 28, 1997


Oahu

Today's forecast

Tonight, fair except for a few showers. Low upper 60s. Tomorrow, sunny with morning showers. High upper 70s. Southeasterly winds 5-20 mph.

Extended forecast

Sunday through Tuesday, mostly sunny and fair. Lows upper 60s. Highs lower 80s. Trade winds 10 to 20 mph.

Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Lanai

Tonight, fair but with a few lingering showers. Tomorrow, mostly sunny after brief morning showers. Winds, southeast 10 to 20 mph turning to trades Saturday.

Big Island

Tonight, A few windward showers. Clearing elsewhere. Tomorrow, few showers windward in the morning and upslope in the afternoon. Mostly sunny otherwise. Southeasterly winds 10 to 20 mph turning trades Saturday.

Marine advisories

A high-surf advisory remains in effect for the north and west shores of all islands. Caution is advised due to strong and gusty winds associated with isolated thundershowers.

Coastal waters: Tonight, southeast winds 15 knots, seas 4 ft. Brief showers. Tomorrow, east winds 15 knots, seas 4 ft. Mostly sunny.

Channels: Tonight and tomorrow, east winds 20 knots, seas 8 ft.

Volcano

Fresh lava can be seen deep inside Puu Oo cinder cone, but instruments show no underground volcanic activity.

Temperatures

At Honolulu Airport
Yesterday's high - 82°F
Record high 1977 - 85°F
Average February high - 81°F
Today's low - 68°F
Record low 1987 - 55°F
Average February low - 65°F
Relative humidity, 7 a.m. - 90 percent

Rainfall

At Honolulu Airport
Last 24 hours as of 2 a.m. - 0.23 in.
Actual so far this month - 0.95 in.
Normal so far this month - 2.21 in.
Actual so far this year - 7.87 in.
Normal so far this year - 5.76 in.

Surf forecast

Today - Tomw
Ala Moana - 1-2ft. - 1-2ft.
Makaha - 2-4ft. - 2-3ft.
Sunset Beach - 4-8ft. - 4-6ft.
Makapuu - 3-5ft. - 2-4ft.

Sun and moon

Sunset - 6:35 p.m. tonight
Sunrise - 6:52 a.m. tomorrow
Moonrise - 12:11 a.m. tomorrow
Moonset - 11:43 a.m. tomorrow
Phases of the moon: Last qtr. March 1, new March 8, first qtr. March 15.
(Courtesy of Bishop Museum Planetarium)





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