First Alert Forecast: Spotty downpours possible today, drier conditions expected over the weekend

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Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 4:23 AM HST|Updated: Mar. 24, 2023 at 4:33 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Light winds and humid conditions will prevail through Friday as a trough stalls and weakens over the area.

The light winds may allow a few heavy showers or thunderstorms to develop over the islands Friday afternoon. Light to moderate trade winds will bring increasingly settled weather Saturday, with just a few windward showers expected.

Winds will veer to the southeast Sunday and Monday as a mostly dry weather regime prevails.

A front is expected to move over the islands Tuesday into Thursday, bringing the potential for southerly winds and increased shower coverage and intensity.

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A mix of small medium period northwest swells will keep some small surf rolling into north and west facing shores through Saturday.

A small longer period northwest swell will build on Sunday. A slight boost to east shores is expected over the weekend.

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