Strong trades associated with high pressure northeast of the area will continue into the upcoming weekend, then trend down by early next week. Trades 15-25 mph with stronger trade showers focusing on windward and mauka areas. Oahu mostly sunny today, cloudy with occasional showers from Maui county through Hawaii island. Highs 81-86 degrees and choppy surf, 3-5' north and east, 1-3' west and south.
NWS reported, A transition to a wet pattern is anticipated from east to west tonight through Saturday as an upper low drifts westward into the area. Showers will become heavy at times, potentially leading to localized flooding, especially over the eastern end of the state. In addition to the increasing rainfall chances, a few thunderstorms will become a possibility over and around Maui County and the Big Island Thursday into the weekend.