Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 271928
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
328 PM AST Thu Apr 27 2017
Clear to partly cloudy skies prevailed this afternoon across the
U.S. Virgin Islands and the surrounding coastal waters. Terminal
doppler radar indicated few showers across the surrounding waters,
but not precipitation was detected over the local islands so far
this afternoon. Temperatures ranged from the upper 70s to the
lower 80s and wind was mostly from the east at 10 to 15 mph.
A generally fair weather pattern is expected to prevail across
the local islands through at least the upcoming weekend with
a few passing showers at times. The chance of showers with
isolated thunderstorms will increase Saturday and Sunday as a
trough aloft establishes north of the area.
Mariners can expect seas up to 5 feet across the regional waters
and the local passages with easterly winds around 15 knots.
There is a moderate risk of rip currents across most of the local
beaches in Saint Croix.
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conditions may change between issuances. Please verify the status
of any Watches...Warnings or Advisories mentioned in this product.