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AWCA82 TJSJ 182148

Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
548 PM AST Wed Oct 18 2017

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening.

Variably to mostly cloudy skies prevailed today across Puerto
Rico, Vieques and Culebra. Showers and isolated thunderstorms
associated to a tropical wave were observed across the Caribbean
waters and local passages this morning. During the late morning
and afternoon hours, the activity moved inland mostly over the
eastern half of Puerto Rico.

A drier air mass is expected during the next few days as an upper
level ridge builds across the region. A more seasonal pattern is
expected with trade wind showers affecting the eastern portions of
Puerto Rico in the morning hours and showers and isolated
thunderstorms developing along the interior and western portions
of Puerto Rico. High temperatures will range in the mid 80s to
lower 90s tomorrow.

Across the local waters...mariners can expect seas up to 7 feet
and winds of 15 to 25 knots over the waters and local passages,
except the northern and western nearshore waters of Puerto Rico,
where seas up to 5 feet and winds of 15-20 knots can be expected.
Small Craft Advisories are in effect. A high rip current risk is
in effect for Vieques and southern coasts of Puerto Rico.


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