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My family is going on a cruise from LA to Hawaii for the next 2 weeks and want to take appropriate clothing - how do we know what the weather will be like?

The normal high and low temperatures during this period near LA are in the mid to upper 60s by day and the mid 40s at night.
In Hawaii, the normals are about 80 and 66.
Keep in mind that these are the NORMAL TEMPERATURES. They can certainly be cooler or warmer than this, depending on the pattern. The greatest potential variability away from normal would be closer to the CA coast.
When you are out over the ocean, the temperatures will range somewhere in between the two extremes, and will be cooler when you're near CA and warmer as you get closer to HI.

Hopefully, this helped!


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Dave Dombek


A weather enthusiast from an early age, Dave Dombek is now an AccuWeather meteorology expert.


Dave received his B.S. degree in meteorology from the Pennsylvania State University in May of 1980. Dave joined AccuWeather in July of 1980, beginning in the Snow Warning Service late that fall after his few month period of training. Within a short period of time, Dave got involved in radio broadcasting. He spent over 25 years broadcasting forecasts on radio stations throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states, and has also done newspaper forecasts and television briefings. Currently, Dave is the lead television briefer for all of AccuWeather's television clients in the northeatern quarter of the nation. In his daily forecasting routine, Dave helps coordinate the forecasts in the northeastern part of the country. He is also the Director of Forecaster Hiring and is in charge of hiring new meteorologists. Finally, Dave is the supervisor of the climatology department at AccuWeather. An avid outdoorsman, Dave enjoys hunting and trout fishing. He also enjoys watching football and is a student of history and current events. If Dave doesn't already have enough on his plate, he is married with two teenage daughters. He also leads a small Messianic congregation in the State College, Pa. area.

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