Trade winds expected to return by Friday, with windward and mauka showers

Weather Blog

A light to moderate east- southeast wind flow will prevail across the area through Friday as a high pressure area remains far northeast of the islands.

The winds will become more easterly on Friday and Saturday, representing the return of the trade winds.

This trade wind flow is mainly moderate in strength that is expected to linger into next wind week.

Expect trade wind showers to affect the islands during this stretch, favoring mainly the windward and mountain areas of most islands, especially during the nights and mornings.

There will be some local afternoon cloudiness over the lee and interior areas of most islands with isolated showers of as well.

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