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AWCA82 TJSJ 181008

Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
608 AM AST Fri Aug 18 2017

The lingering moisture of the departed tropical wave brought
showers across the windward sections. These showers dissipated as
a dry air mass filters from the northeast over the islands. Winds
were mostly from the northeast at less than 10 mph with strong
gusty winds near showers. Minimum temperatures were in the upper

Dry air is expected to move in with Saharan dust particles. In
addition, a ridge aloft is expected to limit shower activity
across the islands. As a result, expect above normal temperatures
along the coastal areas during the afternoon hours.

Mariners can expect seas between 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 9 feet and winds 15 to 20 knots. Therefore, small Crafts
Advisories are in effect. In addition, there is a moderate rip
current risk across most of the beaches in St Croix.


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