Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 230845
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
445 AM AST Mon Jan 23 2017
Partly cloudy skies were observed across the U.S. Virgin Islands
during the overnight hours. There were a few showers observed but
the accumulations were minimal. Minimum temperatures were in the
upper 60s to low 70s across the islands and the winds were light
As a mid level ridge holds across the forecast area, a generally
fair and mainly stable weather pattern will continue to prevail
with a few passing showers possible. However, the ridge will
briefly erode as a broad mid to upper level trough with its
associated surface boundary moves north of the area on Tuesday.
This may result in moisture advection late Tuesday and early
Wednesday. Therefore, continue to expect fair weather conditions
much of this week with a slightly increase in shower activity
late Tuesday and into early Wednesday.
Seas up to 6 feet and winds up to 15 knots are expected today.
There is a moderate risk of rip currents across the Atlantic
facing beaches of the northern U.S. Virgin Islands and the east
coast of Saint Croix as a northwest swell continues to affect the
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