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Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
441 PM AST Mon Aug 21 2017

Partly cloudy skies prevailed across the U.S. Virgin Islands
and the surrounding waters during the afternoon hours. Doppler
radar indicated only isolated showers across the surrounding
waters. However, not significant precipitation was observed over
land areas so far this afternoon. Maximum temperatures this
afternoon were mostly in the upper 80s and winds were mostly from
the east at 10 to 15 mph.

Latest satellite images this afternoon continues to indicated
an area of relatively drier air moving across the local islands
from the east. This area of relatively drier air will continue to
encompass the region tonight and Tuesday. As a result, only light
passing showers are expected to affect the local islands.
However some showers will continue to move mostly across the
surrounding waters overnight and Tuesday with few of them
affecting the local islands. A tropical wave is expected to
approach the local region on Wednesday, increasing again the
chances of showers and thunderstorms.

Mariners can expect seas between 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet and winds of 10 to 15 knots. Therefore, Small Crafts
are urged to exercise caution. In addition, there is a moderate
rip current risk across some of the local beaches.


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