Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-03-04 15:35:00 –
The strong winds have eased and the weather has returned to Hawaii’s fairly typical trade winds today, but tonight we expect a shower on the windward side of the small island.
National Weather Service has placed Hawaii Under tsunami monitoring A magnitude 8.1 preliminary earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands in New Zealand and occurred around 9:30 am this morning.
The clock means that the tsunami could affect Hawaii, but the threats and potential impacts are still being evaluated by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. At this time, it is unknown if a tsunami has occurred.
According to the PTWC, if the tsunami affected the island’s coast, the earliest arrival would be estimated at 4:35 pm.
Today’s weather forecast is partially sunny, with scattered upwind and Mauka showers, with maximum temperatures ranging from 76 to 81 degrees Fahrenheit. Tonight’s sky is mostly cloudy, with showers in some areas, with minimum temperatures dropping from 62 to 67 degrees Celsius.
Today’s surf is expected to remain below advisory levels in all respects, filling the northwestern swell and peaking from the end of today to Friday.
9-12 feet of surfing on the North Shore today will rise to 10-14 feet on Friday. Surfing on the west coast will increase from 6 feet to 8 feet today and from 7 feet to 10 feet on Friday.
Surfing on the South and East coasts remains 1-3 feet and 3-5 feet, respectively, today and Friday.
Trading at 15-20 mph today is expected to continue until the remaining weekdays and recover again over the weekend.
Forecasts predict rain and winds this weekend, and gusts of 25-35 mph on Saturday nights and Sundays will reinforce trading. Looking to the future, forecasters also expect a very damp condition to occur next week.
Until 6 am on Friday, small boat recommendations remain valid for the Kauai Strait and the area around Kauai and upwind waters on Oahu.
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