Hawaii Weather

National Weather Service

Tuesday, October 7, 1997

Oahu

Today's forecast

Tonight, showers. Low mid 70s. Tomorrow, partly sunny, a few showers. High near 90. Winds, trades 10-25 mph, then southeast 10-20 mph.

Extended forecast

Thursday through Saturday, partly cloudy with a few showers. Lows mid 70s. Highs near 90.

Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Lanai

Tonight, passing showers. Tomorrow, partly sunny with a few showers. Winds, trades 10-25 mph becoming southeast 10-20 mph.

Big Island

Hamakua, Hilo, Puna, Kau: Tonight and tomorrow, partly cloudy with scattered showers.

Kohala and Kona: Tonight, clearing. Tomorrow, sunny in the morning. A few upslope showers in the afternoon.

Winds, trades 10-25 mph becoming southeast 10-20 mph.

Marine advisories

Caution is advised for all waters because of marginal wind and sea conditions.

Coastal waters: Tonight and tomorrow, winds becoming southeast 10-15 knots, seas 2-4 ft. Increasing showers.

Channels: Tonight and tomorrow, winds becoming southeast 15-20 knots, seas 4-8 ft. A few showers.

Volcano

A low-level eruption continues at Puu Oo on Kilauea's east rift zone, with the lava flow from there to the sea.

Temperatures

At Honolulu Airport
Yesterday's high -- 89°F
Record high 1984 -- 94°F
Average October high -- 87°F
Today's low -- 77°F
Record low 1989 -- 69°F
Average October low -- 72°F
Relative humidity, 7 a.m. -- 74 percent

Rainfall

At Honolulu Airport
Last 24 hours as of 2 a.m. -- 0.05 in.
Actual so far this month -- 0.71 in.
Normal so far this month -- 0.39 in.
Actual so far this year -- 16.82 in.
Normal so far this year -- 13.33 in.

Surf forecast

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

Sun and moon

Sunset -- 6:15 p.m. tonight
Sunrise -- 6:25 a.m. tomorrow
Moonset -- 10:58 p.m. today
Moonrise -- 12:27 a.m. tomorrow

Phases of the moon: First qtr. Oct. 9, full Oct. 15, last qtr. Oct. 22.
(Courtesy of Bishop Museum Planetarium)






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