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Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
435 AM AST Sun Dec 17 2017

Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies will prevail today across the
U.S Virgin Islands. Isolated to scattered showers will be
possible today due to moisture moving in from the east. Today
maximum temperatures will be near low to mid 80s at lower
elevations and from the mid to upper 70s in higher elevations.
Winds are expected to continue from the east-northeast today at
15 to 20 mph with higher gusts possible.

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 locally induced showers across the southwest quadrant of
Puerto Rico each afternoon and 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 today. Winds will remain
from the east to east-northeast at 10 to 20 knots. For the beach
goers, there is a moderate risk of rip currents for the northwest
to northeast as well as for the east and southeast facing beaches
of Puerto Rico and for most beaches of Vieques and Culebra.

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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.



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