Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 181940
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
340 PM AST Wed Jan 18 2017
Mostly sunny skies prevailed across most of the region this afternoon.
There were a few isolated showers mostly across the surrounding
coastal waters. Afternoon temperatures were mostly in the
lower 80s. Surface winds were mainly from the east northeast at
15 to 20 mph.
A strong surface high pressure ridge over the southeastern United
States will drift slowly eastward to the northern Bahamas through
Friday. This will maintain a moderate northeast to east wind flow
across the local islands at least through Thursday. This flow
will advect few patches of low level clouds with very light and
brief showers across the region. These showers will move quite
rapidly across the area, therefore rainfall accumulations should
remain minimal. Mostly dry conditions can be expected to continue
across the local islands through the early part of the upcoming
Across the coastal waters, seas up to 6 feet are expected to
continue across most of the local waters. Small Craft should
continue to exercise caution.
This product is issued around 5 AM and 5 PM each day and weather
conditions may change between issuances. Please verify the status
of any Watches...Warnings or Advisories mentioned in this product.