Hawaii Weather

National Weather Service

Wednesday, October 15, 1997


Today's forecast

Tonight, mostly fair except for a few windward and mauka showers. Low 70-75. Tomorrow, mostly sunny. High 85-90. Winds, trades 10-20 mph.

Extended forecast

Friday through Sunday, mostly sunny days and fair nights. Lows 70-75. Highs 85-90. Winds, trades 10-20 mph.

Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Lanai

Tonight, mostly fair. Tomorrow, mostly sunny except for brief showers mainly windward and mauka. Winds, trades 10-20 mph.

Big Island

Windward Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo, Puna and Kau: Tonight, a few showers. Tomorrow, partly sunny after morning showers.

Leeward Kohala and Kona: Tonight, evening clouds and showers clearing. Tomorrow, sunny morning, then mostly cloudy afternoon with upslope showers.

Winds, trades 10-20 mph except locally variable 5-15 mph Hilo and Kona.

Marine advisories

Coastal waters: Tonight and tomorrow, east winds 10-15 knots, seas 2-4 ft. Brief windward showers. Otherwise fair.

Channels: Tonight and tomorrow, east winds 15-20 knots, seas 4-8 ft.


The seven-mile-long lava flow from Puu Oo to the sea continues, but most of it is tubed over so little fresh lava can be seen.


At Honolulu Airport
Yesterday's high -- 89°F
Record high 1995 -- 90°F
Average October high -- 87°F
Today's low -- 73°F
Record low 1985 -- 68°F
Average October low -- 72°F
Relative humidity, 7 a.m. -- 97 percent


At Honolulu Airport
Last 24 hours as of 2 a.m. -- Zero
Actual so far this month -- 2.46 in.
Normal so far this month -- 0.93 in.
Actual so far this year -- 18.57 in.
Normal so far this year -- 13.87 in.

Surf forecast

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

Sun and moon

Sunset -- 6:08 p.m. tonight
Sunrise -- 6:28 a.m. tomorrow
Moonrise -- 6:13 p.m. today
Moonset -- 7:03 a.m. tomorrow

Phases of the moon: Full today, last qtr. Oct. 22, new Oct. 31.
(Courtesy of Bishop Museum Planetarium)

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