Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast.
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Honolulu, HI Local Forecast Office

3NM WSW Kihei HI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingSSW 7kt
    1ft

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    SSW 9kt
    2ft

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Isolated Showers

    SSW 16kt
    2-3ft

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Heavy Rain

    SSW 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Heavy Rain

    NNE 13kt
    2ft

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    N 19kt
    2ft

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    N 17kt
    2ft

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 16kt
    2ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    E 7ktWinds Decreasing
    1-2ft

    High: 82 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:00 am HST Jan 16, 2019
Forecast Valid: 11am HST Jan 16, 2019-6pm HST Jan 22, 2019

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PHZ100-170815- 959 AM HST Wed Jan 16 2019 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... A front approaching the islands from the west will cause the winds to veer to the south and strengthen to locally strong later today through Thursday. The front will reach Kauai Thursday afternoon, then gradually dissipate as it stalls near Maui on Friday. Local strong northeast trades will briefly return Friday and Saturday as a surface high passes north of the islands. Then another front will enter the far western offshore waters Sunday night. This will cause the winds to veer to the south on Sunday. $$

Today
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSW 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. . Waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
SSW wind 6 to 9 kt. Mostly clear. . Waves around 2 ft.
Thursday
SSW wind 11 to 16 kt. Isolated showers between 7am and 1pm. . Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
SSW wind 7 to 15 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. . Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Friday
NNE wind around 13 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. . Waves around 2 ft.
Friday Night
N wind 17 to 19 kt. Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. . Waves around 2 ft.
Saturday
N wind around 17 kt. Sunny. . Waves around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
E wind 11 to 16 kt becoming N after midnight. Mostly clear. . Waves around 2 ft.
Sunday
E wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. . Waves 1 to 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 20.76°N 156.5°W
Last Update: 6:00 am HST Jan 16, 2019
Forecast Valid: 11am HST Jan 16, 2019-6pm HST Jan 22, 2019
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