Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 291957
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
357 PM AST MON AUG 29 2016
Mostly sunny skies prevailed across the U.S. Virgin Islands
this afternoon. The Doppler radar and satellite imagery detected
only a few light showers mostly across the surrounding waters this
afternoon. Winds were mainly from the southeast at 10 to 15 mph
except for local sea breeze variations. Afternoon temperatures
were in the high 80 to low 90s in some areas.
The proximity of an upper level low north of the region will
continue to enhance the shower development mainly over parts of the
coastal waters this evening. However mostly fair weather skies
will prevail during the rest of the afternoon and overnight hours.
Under a building upper level ridge, light to moderate winds and
precipitable water near or below normal values, a seasonable
weather pattern will prevail by mid week with only few isolated
showers across the local islands during the nights and early in
Across the coastal waters...seas up to 5 feet and winds around 15
knots are expected. For the beach goers, there is a moderate risk
of rip currents along some beaches of St Croix.
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conditions may change between issuances. Please verify the status
of any Watches...Warnings or Advisories mentioned in this product.