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Breezy and gusty conditions, high surf warning in effect for north and west facing shores

HONOLULU (KHON2) - Trade winds will continue to stick around in the forecast Tuesday and throughout the rest of the week. 

Winds will become breezy and gusty Tuesday.

The high pressure system to the north of the state will continue to dominate the weather pattern. 

Moisture from the dissipating front that's far to the east of the islands will bring windward sides of Hawaii Island more moisture Tuesday. Windward showers will continue statewide as well.

A high surf warning is in effect for north and west facing shores of Kauai County, Oahu and Molokai and north facing shores of Maui. 

There is a high surf advisory in effect for north and west facing shores of Hawaii Island. 

A large northwest swell will spread from northwest to southeast down the island chain Tuesday, resulting in very large and dangerous surf along north and west facing shores of most
islands.

This will be a long duration high surf event, due to an extended period of strong wave generating winds being directed at the islands, and surf will likely remain at or above advisory levels through Friday night.


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