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AWCA82 TJSJ 232140
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Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
540 PM AST Thu Feb 23 2017

Mostly cloudy skies were observed across the U.S. Virgin Islands
and surrounding waters today. Although only traces fell in Saint
Croix, Saint Thomas received one quarter inch as doppler weather
radar indicated isolated to scattered showers moving northwestward
mostly across St. Thomas and St John earlier today. Winds over
the area were southerly but somewhat variable at 10 to 20 mph
with gusts in to the low 20s in showers. Temperatures reached the
upper 70s in Saint Thomas and the lower 80s in Saint Croix.

A relatively dry air mass will slowly spread over the area
tonight and tomorrow, however, cloudiness and very light isolated
showers will continue overnight while steadily decreasing in
frequency. Winds will be southeasterly or nearly calm with some
land breezes later in the night. Tomorrow will be warmer and
sunnier in generally. Highs in the low to mid 80s are expected
there.

Seas came close to 9 feet at the outer buoy today and seas likely
reached 7 feet in the local outer Atlantic waters. Seas will
continue to rise a little overnight and slowly subside later
tomorrow. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect till Saturday
morning for the outer Atlantic waters and will touch other
Atlantic waters Friday afternoon and evening. Small craft are
urged to exercise caution tonight across the rest of the local
waters Atlantic waters and the Caribbean passageways due to seas
up to 6 feet.

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