Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 222049
Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
449 PM AST Wed Mar 22 2017
Variably cloudy skies prevailed across Puerto Rico this
afternoon. Showers moved from the Caribbean coastal waters
northwest affecting the south, central and northern Puerto Rico.
These showers were moving quickly. As a result, rainfall
accumulation were less than one inch. Maximum temperatures ranged
from the upper 70s to low 80s in the mountains to the mid to upper
80s in lower elevations. Winds were generally southeast at 10 to
For tonight, the southeast wind flow will continue to transport
areas of cloudiness with showers across the local islands. These
showers are expected to affect mainly the southern municipalities
of Puerto Rico. For the rest of the week, diurnally induced
afternoon showers are expected each day with an overall increase
in shower and possible thunderstorm development late in the week.
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.
East to southeast winds will continue at 5 to 15 knots. A high
risk of rip currents is in effect for the northwest through
northeast coast of Puerto Rico and Culebra.
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of any Watches...Warnings or Advisories mentioned in this product.