Hawaii Weather

National Weather Service

Tuesday, June 10, 1997

Oahu

Today's forecast

Tonight, fair with brief showers. Low mid 70s. Tomorrow, mostly sunny. High upper 80s. Winds, trades strengthening to 20-30 mph.

Extended forecast

Thursday through Saturday, a few showers. Generally sunny by afternoon. Lows mid 70s. Highs in 80s.

Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Lanai

Tonight, fair except for brief showers. Tomorrow, sunny after brief morning showers. Winds, trades 15-25 mph strengthening to 20-30 mph.

Big Island

Windward Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo, Puna and Kau: Tonight, brief showers. Tomorrow, mostly cloudy with a few showers.

Leeward Kohala and Kona: Tonight, clearing. Tomorrow, sunny in the morning becoming cloudy in the afternoon with a few showers.

Winds, mostly trades 15-30 mph.

Marine advisories

There is a ridge 550 nautical miles north of Honolulu nearly stationary.

Small-craft advisory in effect for all waters due to strengthening trade winds.

Coastal waters: Tonight and tomorrow, east winds 25-30 knots, seas 12-18 feet.

Channels: Tonight and tomorrow, east winds 30 knots, seas 18 feet.

Volcano

Low-level eruptions continue inside Puu Oo and an adjoining vent, and lava flows are spreading short distances to the west and northwest.

Temperatures

At Honolulu Airport
Yesterday's high tied record -- 89°F
Previous record high 1996 -- 89°F
Average June high -- 87°F
Today's low -- 76°F
Record low1964 -- 67°F
Average June low -- 72°F
Relative humidity, 7 a.m. -- 69 percent

Rainfall

At Honolulu Airport
Last 24 hours as of 2 a.m. -- Trace
Actual so far this month -- 0.05 in.
Normal so far this month -- 0.20 in.
Actual so far this year -- 14.55 in.
Normal so far this year -- 10.83 in.

Surf forecast

-- Today -- Tomw
Ala Moana -- 1 ft. -- 1 ft.
Makaha -- 0 ft. -- 0 ft.
Sunset Beach -- 1 ft. -- 1 ft.
Makapuu -- 2-3ft. -- 2-3ft.

Sun and moon

Sunset -- 7:13 p.m. tonight
Sunrise -- 5:49 a.m. tomorrow
Moonset -- 11:36 p.m. today
Moonrise -- 11:31 a.m. tomorrow

Phases of the moon: First qtr. June 12, full June 20, last qtr. June 27.

(Courtesy of Bishop Museum Planetarium)






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