Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 080855
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
455 AM AST Thu Dec 8 2016
Partly cloudy skies prevailed overnight and early this morning.
Isolated showers were observed across the local islands as well
as the Caribbean waters. Overnight minimum temperatures ranged
from the low to the upper 70s.
Showers embedded in the trades at times still expected today
under a mid level ridge and available low level moisture. The
chance of passing showers with isolated thunderstorms will
increase tonight and into Friday as an easterly disturbance
moves across the eastern Caribbean. The bulk of moisture
associated with this feature is expected to remain south of
the local islands.
Mariners can expect seas generally 4 to 6 feet and easterly winds
15 to 20 knots across the regional waters. There is a moderate to
high risk of rip currents across the Atlantic coast of Saint
Thomas while some north facing beaches in Saint John and most
beaches in Saint Croix have a moderate risk.
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