Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 070835
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
435 AM AST Wed Dec 7 2016
Mostly clear to partly cloudy skies prevailed across the local
islands during the overnight and early morning hours. Isolated
showers were observed across Saint Thomas but the accumulations
were minimal. Overnight minimum temperatures ranged from the low
to upper 70s.
Showers embedded in the trades at times still expected through
Friday under a mid level ridge and available low level moisture.
A wetter pattern is possible Friday and into the upcoming weekend
as an easterly disturbance moves across the eastern Caribbean.
Mariners can expect seas generally 4 to 6 feet and easterly winds
10 to 15 knots across the regional waters. There is a moderate to
high risk of rip currents across the Atlantic coast of Saint
Thomas while some north facing beaches in Saint Croix and Saint
John have a moderate risk.
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.