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Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
510 AM AST Thu Mar 23 2017

Variably to mostly cloudy skies prevailed across the U.S. Virgin
Islands during the overnight hours. Showers affected mainly the
northern islands with near three quarters of an inch of rain
observed at St. Thomas. As of 5 am, additional showers were affecting
St. Croix and nearby waters of the islands. Overnight
temperatures were in the low to mid 70s. Winds continued from the
southeast at 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts observed with the
showers.

For the rest of the morning hours, shower development is still
possible over portions of the Caribbean waters and under a
southerly steering wind flow some of the showers could reach the
islands. During the afternoon, showers should develop from
streamers and during the evening hours into Friday...a trough
pattern will aid to development of showers and isolated
thunderstorms over the waters with some periods of moderate to
heavy rainfall over land areas through at least late in the
weekend.

Mariners can expect seas of 5 to 7 feet across the offshore
Atlantic waters and a small craft advisory is in effect. Small
crafts should exercise caution elsewhere due to seas up to 6 feet.
Southeast winds will continue at 5 to 15 knots. A high risk of
rip currents is in effect for the northwest coast of St. Thomas.

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