Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FXCA62 TJSJ 080920
AFDSJU

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
520 AM AST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL ATLANTIC WILL
MAINTAIN GENTLE TO MODERATE TRADE WINDS ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH
AT LEAST MID WEEK. FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN WELL NORTH OF THE
AREA BY MID WEEK. PARCHES OF LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL AFFECT THE
REGION FROM TIME TO TIME.

&&

.DISCUSSION...CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES PREVAILED ACROSS THE
LOCAL REGION OVERNIGHT. NO SHOWER ACTIVITY WAS OBSERVED OVER LAND
AREAS. LOCAL AREA REMAINS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM...WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATES THE LOCAL
REGION NEXT FEW DAYS. A DEEP LOW PRESSURE AREA LOCATED IN THE
WESTERN ATLANTIC EAST OF THE EASTERN U.S COAST...WILL PROMOTE A
SOUTHEASTERLY WIND FLOW ACROSS THE REGION MOST OF THIS WEEK. AS A
RESULT...WARMER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
REGION...ESPECIALLY OVER THE NORTHERN SLOPES OF PUERTO RICO.

FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS...MOSTLY SUNNY AND RELATIVELY DRY CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL ACROSS THE REGION...WITH MINIMAL
SHOWER ACTIVITY EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA. IN THE LONG
TERM FORECAST...AN INCREASE IN MOISTURE IS FORECAST AS A FRONTAL
BOUNDARY APPROACHES THE LOCAL AREA FROM THE NORTH.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS ACROSS ALL TERMINALS WITH SHOWERS POSSIBLE IN AND AROUND
JBQ AFT 08/17Z. WINDS BLO FL150 WILL CONTINUE FM THE SE AT 10-15
KTS.

&&

.MARINE...MARINE CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE TOMORROW AS NORTHWEST
SWELLS INVADE THE LOCAL WATERS. SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS AND MONA
PASSAGE DUE TO SEAS UP TO 6 FT AND WINDS AROUND 15 KT.
ELSEWHERE...MARINERS CAN EXPECT SEAS BELOW 5 FT AND WINDS AT 10 TO
15 KT.


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SJU  89  75  89  75 /  20  10  20  30
STT  84  76  84  74 /  20  30  30  40

&&

.SJU WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
PR...NONE.
VI...NONE.
AM...NONE.
&&

$$

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