Hawaii Weather

National Weather Service

Wednesday, January 14, 1998

Oahu

Today's forecast

Tonight, clear and cool. Low in lower 60s. Tomorrow, sunny and hazy. High in lower 80s. Winds, variable 5-15 mph.

Extended forecast

Friday, sunny and hazy. Variable winds. Saturday and Sunday, occasional showers. Tradewinds. Lows near 60s. Highs nar 80s.

Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Lanai

Tonight, clear and cool. Tomorrow, sunny and hazy. Winds, variable 5-15 mph.

Big Island

Tonight, fair and cool. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and hazy, occasionally cloudy. Winds, mostly variable 5-15 mph.

Marine advisories

East to west surface ridge over Hawaiian Islands nearly stationary.

A high-surf advisory in effect for all north and west shores.

Caution is advised for the Waianae harbor due to the northwest swell.

Coastal waters: Tonight and tomorrow, east to southeast winds 10 knots, seas 2 ft. Fair. Northwest swell decreasing to 4 ft.

Channels: Tonight and tomorrow, east to southeast winds 10-15 knots, seas 2-4 ft.

Volcano

Short-lived surface outbreaks of fresh lava - reachable by a seven-mile roundtrip hike - have increased in the coastal area of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Temperatures

At Honolulu Airport
Yesterday's high - 81°F
Record high 1991 - 85°F
Average January high - 80°F
Today's low - 61°F
Record low 1963 - 56°F
Average January low - 66°F
Relative humidity, 7 a.m. - 87 percent

Rainfall

At Honolulu Airport
Last 24 hours as of 2 a.m. - Zero
Actual so far this month - 0.47 in.
Normal so far this month - 1.71 in.
Actual so far this year - 0.47 in.
Normal so far this year - 1.71 in.

Surf forecast

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

Sun and moon

Sunset - 6:10 p.m. today
Sunrise - 7:12 a.m. tomorrow
Moonrise - 8:19 p.m. today
Moonset - 9:17 a.m. tomorrow

Phases of the moon: Last qtr. Jan. 20, new Jan. 27, first qtr. Feb. 3.
(Courtesy of Bishop Museum Planetarium)






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