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We were in Oahu a few weeks ago and i was surprised to see fog which i now know as vog. I have never seen that before. We had planned a snorkelling trip on that day and was glad that we ended up not going as the weather was just cloudy and "cold" as well.

I'm just wondering, if there is a particular time of the year vog occurs more than another? Planning my next trip back probably in october and just wondering.


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1. Re: Vog

Vog is produced by the volcano on the Big Island. It's a natural phenomenon that can't be predicted from hour to hour, much less day to day or month to month. Madam Pele does what she wills.

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2. Re: Vog

.... and it does not help when there is no tradewinds and the "Konawinds" prevails. South, southeast winds will bring the "vog" up the island chain and everyone suffers.

There is no particular time of the year when the vog is less than other time of the year. Taking into consideration, the changing of the earths atmosphere, whether and wind conditions and of course "Madam Pele" rules.

Never-the-less, we "Live Aloha" .....

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