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Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
408 AM AST Sun Jan 21 2018

Partly cloudy skies prevailed across Puerto Rico, Culebra and
Vieques overnight. Low level winds were mainly east at less than
10 mph. Overnight temperatures ranged from the low to mid 70s
across the lower elevations and from the low to mid 60s across the
higher elevations.

Latest satellite images depicted an area of low level moisture
over the U.S. Virgin Islands early this morning. This area of
moisture will spread across Puerto Rico this morning, bringing
with it some isolated passing showers. These showers will move
quickly westward. For this afternoon, some cloudiness with showers
are expected to develop across the western interior and west
sections of Puerto Rico.

High pressure system located north of the area will continue in
control of the weather locally. Trade winds will continue to
transport patches of low level moisture across the local islands
from time to time during the next couple of days. No overall
changes in this weather pattern is expected.

Across the regional waters, hazardous seas will continue today
into Monday. Therefore small craft advisories are in effect for
most local waters as seas up to 8 feet and winds up to 20 knots. A
high risk of rip currents is in effect for the north facing
beaches of Puerto Rico, Culebra and Vieques. There is also a high
surf advisory in effect due to breaking waves of 8 to 12 feet
across the western, northern, and eastern beaches of Puerto Rico
as well as Culebra island.


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