Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 300951
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
551 AM AST SAT JUL 30 2016
Partly cloudy skies were observed across the USVI overnight and
early this morning. Isolated showers affected the local islands
as well as the surrounding coastal waters overnight. Winds were
mostly from the east at around 10 mph with some higher gusts near
For the rest of the morning hours, isolated passing showers will
continue to affect the local islands from time to time. A drier
air mass will encompass the region today.
A very strong tropical wave will move across the local region
between Sunday and Monday. Moisture associated with this wave will
begin to affect the local area late tonight. This feature will
bring a significant increase in cloudiness, showers and
thunderstorms across the local islands through Monday afternoon.
Across the regional waters tonight...seas up to 7 feet and east
winds up to 20 knots are expected. There is a moderate risk of rip
currents for most of the beaches of St Croix. Winds and seas will
increase over the weekend and small craft advisories continues in effect
for the Atlantic and outer Caribbean waters.
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.