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AWCA82 TJSJ 052024
RWSPR

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR PUERTO RICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
424 PM AST FRI FEB 5 2016

BRIEF SHOWERS MOVED SOUTH ACROSS THE ISLAND EARLY THIS
MORNING...BUT WINDS SHIFTED SLOWLY TO THE WEST AND SHOWERS BEGAN
TO FORM OVER WESTERN PUERTO RICO AROUND MIDDAY. THEN...AS THE SUN
WARMED THE LAND...SEA BREEZES DEVELOPED AND SHOWERS FORMED OVER
THE NORTHERN FOOTHILLS AND RIDGES OF THE MOUNTAINS IN WESTERN
PUERTO RICO. A FEW PLACES INLAND FROM THE NORTH AND WEST COASTS
RECEIVED UP TO HALF AN INCH ACCORDING TO RADAR. BUT PLACES LIKE
SAN JUAN...THAT WERE MISSED...HAD ONLY A TRACE.

THE LOW THAT BROUGHT THE COOLER AIR TO THE ISLAND EARLIER THIS
WEEK CONTINUES TO MIGRATE TO THE WEST NORTHWEST AND DISSIPATE.
WINDS WILL BACK AROUND TO THE SOUTHEAST TOMORROW. SKIES WILL BE
MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE MORNING BUT CLOUDS WILL DEVELOP DURING THE DAY
WHEN MOISTURE AND HEATING GENERATE SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY IN
THE NORTHWEST PART OF THE ISLAND. IT WILL BE NOTICEABLY WARMER
TOMORROW WITH HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS.

ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS...SEAS UP TO 7 FEET ARE EXPECTED IN THE
OUTER ATLANTIC WATERS AND THE ANEGADA PASSAGE...BUT ARE EXPECTED
TO DIMINISH EARLY IN THE EVENING. WINDS WILL BE RATHER LIGHT UNTIL
MID MORNING SATURDAY...THEN SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 12 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED. THE MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST FACING BEACHES AS WELL AS THE SOUTHEAST
BEACHES AND ALONG THE COASTS OF VIEQUES AND CULEBRA WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY.

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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.


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