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AWCA82 TJSJ 162022
RWSVI

Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
422 PM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies prevailed across the U.S
Virgin Islands during the afternoon hours. Isolated to scattered
showers were noted across the surrounding waters with few of them
affecting mostly Saint Thomas and Saint John from time to time.
However, not significant precipitation was observed elsewhere over
Saint Croix so far this afternoon. Today maximum temperatures
were in the mid 80s. Winds overnight will remain from the east-
northeast at 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.

The local weather conditions are dominated by a strong upper level
ridge over the area. Under this ridge pattern aloft, continue to
expect fair weather conditions with trade wind showers at times as
well as pleasant daytime and overnight temperatures during the
next few days. A surface high pressure across the northeast
central Atlantic will maintain an east to east-northeast wind flow
across the region for the next few days.

Across the regional waters...Seas up to 7 feet will continue across
the Atlantic water and local passages Tonight. For the beach
goers, there is a moderate risk of rip currents for most beaches
of the local islands.

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