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Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
442 PM AST Mon Aug 21 2017

Partly cloudy skies prevailed across Puerto Rico and the
surrounding waters during the afternoon hours. Doppler radar
indicated only isolated showers over eastern and southeastern
Puerto Rico as well as across the surrounding coastal waters so
far this afternoon. However, most of the region remain sunny with
limited shower activity. Maximum temperatures this afternoon
ranged from the upper 80s to the lower 90s mostly along the
coastal areas. 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 U.S. Virgin
Islands and Puerto Rico 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, daytime heating and local
effects will produce some showers and a couple of thunderstorms
Tuesday afternoon mainly across the western interior and west
sections of Puerto Rico. 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 most of the beaches in PR.

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