Hawaii Weather

National Weather Service

Thursday, November 27, 1997

Oahu

Today's forecast

Tonight and tomorrow, windy with a few showers. Lows in lower 70s. Highs in lower 80s. Gusty trades 15-35 mph.

Extended forecast

Sunday through Tuesday, partly cloudy with brief showers. Lows 65-70. Highs 75-80. Trades 10-20 mph.

Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Lanai

Tonight and tomorrow, windy with a few showers. WInds, gusty trades 15-35 mph.

Big Island

Windward: Tonight and tomorrow, windy with a few showers.

Leeward: Tonight, evening cloudiness clearing and becoming fair. Tomorrow, sunny morning followed by afternoon clouds.

Winds, trades becoming gusty 15-35 mph, except locally variable 5-15 mph Kona and Hilo.

Marine advisories

Small-craft advisories in effect for all Hawaii waters exposed to gusty trade winds.

Coastal waters: Tonight and tomorrow, east winds 25-30 knots, seas 12-18 ft. A few showers. Northwest swell 5 ft.

Channels: Tonight and tomorrow, east winds 30-35 knots, seas 18-22 ft.

Volcano

The lava flow continues to enter the ocean at two sites toward the end of Chain of Craters Road. The outlook is about a three-mile hike from the road.

Temperatures

At Honolulu Airport
Yesterday's high -- 82°F
Record high 1988 -- 87°F
Average November high -- 84°F
Today's low -- 70°F
Record low 1972 -- 60°F
Average November low -- 70°F
Relative humidity, 7 a.m. -- 68 percent

Rainfall

At Honolulu Airport
Last 24 hours as of 2 a.m. -- 0.06 in.
Actual so far this month -- 0.83 in.
Normal so far this month -- 2.78 in.
Actual so far this year -- 19.61 in.
Normal so far this year -- 18.00 in.

Surf forecast

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

Sun and moon

Sunset -- 5:49 p.m. tonight
Sunrise -- 6:51 a.m. tomorrow
Moonset -- 5:13 p.m. today
Moonrise -- 6:29 a.m. tomorrow

Phases of the moon: New Nov. 29, first qtr. Dec. 6, full Dec. 13.
(Courtesy of Bishop Museum Planetarium)






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