Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 242152 RRA
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands...DELAYED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
552 PM AST Mon Oct 24 2016
Showers and isolated thunderstorm activity continued to affect the
coastal waters and some of the islands during the afternoon. Some
of the shower activity produced periods of moderate to locally
heavy downpours but no significant flood problems was observed or
reported. Afternoon high temperatures were in mid to upper 80s
across coastal areas and the wind was mostly light and variable
except for local sea breeze variations.
Surface trough and moisture will linger across the region during
the next several days with prevailing winds mainly from the northeast.
Therefore, expect periods of early morning showers focused along
the east coastal sections of the islands. This will be followed
by isolated to scattered shower activity over the coastal waters
and mainly downwind of the islands. Some of the afternoon showers
and be locally heavy at times in isolated spots but no significant
flooding is anticipated across the region. Highs will range from
the mid to high 80s along the coastal areas. Winds will be from
the northeast 5 to 15 mph over land except for local sea breeze
Tranquil marine conditions will continue to prevail with seas up
to 4 feet and winds 10 knots or less except in the passages where
winds will be 10 to 15 knots. The rip current risks will be remain
low at most beaches.
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