Hawaii Weather

National Weather Service

Friday, August 29, 1997


Today's forecast

Brief showers tonight and tomorrow morning, then mostly sunny. Lows in the mid 70s, highs mid 80s to near 90. Trades 10-20 mph.

Extended forecast

Sunday-Tuesday: Cloudy, increasing showers. Lows in the 70s, highs in the 80s. Trades 10-20 mph.

Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Lanai

Brief showers, mainly in windward and mauka areas, tonight and tomorrow morning, then mostly sunny.

Trades 10-20 mph.

Big Island

Windward Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo and Puna: Brief showers tonight and tomorrow morning, then partly sunny.

Leeward Kohala, Kona and Kau: Turning fair tonight. Sunny tomorrow morning, cloudy in the afternoon, with upslope showers.

Winds variable 5-15 mph in Hilo and Kona areas, trades 10-20 mph elsewhere.

Marine advisories

There are no marine warnings posted.

A high far north of Honolulu is nearly stationary.

Coastal waters: East winds 10-15 knots, seas 2-4 feet, a few windward showers tonight and tomorrow.

Channels between the islands: East winds 15-20 knots, seas 4-8 feet tonight and tomorrow.


Lava is flowing from Puu Oo over a six-mile course, entering the ocean at two spots on the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park coast.


At Honolulu Airport
Yesterday's high - 91 °F
Record high 1986 - 92 °F
Average Aug. high - 89°F
Today's low - 75°F
Record low1974 - 68°F
Average Aug. low - 74°F
Relative humidity, 7 a.m. - 82 percent


At Honolulu Airport
Last 24 hours as of 2 a.m. - Trace
Actual so far this month - 0.11 in.
Normal so far this month - 0.43 in.
Actual so far this year - 15.43 in.
Normal so far this year - 12.14 in.

Surf forecast

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

Sun and moon

Sunset - 6:51 p.m. tonight
Sunrise - 6:15 a.m. tomorrow
Moonset - 4:49 p.m. today
Moonrise - 4:24 a.m. tomorrow

Phases of the moon: New Sept. 1, first qtr. Sept. 9, full Sept. 16.
(Courtesy of Bishop Museum Planetarium)

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