Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 230856
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
456 AM AST Thu Feb 23 2017
Partly cloudy skies were observed across the U.S. Virgin Islands and
surrounding waters overnight and early this morning. Doppler
weather radar indicated isolated to scattered showers moving
westward mostly across St. Thomas and St John. However, the total
rainfall accumulations were generally minimal. The wind over land
was generally from the east to east northeast at 10 MPH or less.
A relatively dry air mass will move over the region today.
However, areas of moisture embedded in the trade will continue to
produce cloudiness and showers across the local islands today.
The local wind will gradually shift to an easterly direction with
speeds of around 10 to 15 mph today and from the east-southeast
A gradual increase in seas is expected today. Seas up to 7 feet
is expected this afternoon across the offshore Atlantic waters.
Small Craft Advisory will be in effect this afternoon for this
marine zone. Small craft are urged to exercise caution tonight
across most of the local waters due to seas up to 6 feet.
This product is issued around 5 AM and 5 PM each day and weather
conditions may change between issuances. Please verify the status
of any Watches...Warnings or Advisories mentioned in this product.