Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 281928
Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
328 PM AST Fri Apr 28 2017
Variable cloudy skies prevailed across Puerto Rico, Vieques and
Culebra this afternoon. Doppler radar indicated scattered to
numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms across eastern,
interior, western and northwestern sections of Puerto Rico this
afternoon as well as across the Caribbean coastal waters. Maximum
temperatures ranged from the upper 70s to lower 80s in the
mountains to mid to upper 80s in lower elevations. Winds were
mainly eastward at 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts near showers and
Shower and thunderstorm activity across interior and western
Puerto Rico is expected to diminish after sunset. However,
isolated to scattered showers will continue to affect the eastern
sections of Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra overnight. For Saturday
and Sunday a similar weather pattern is forecast, with showers in
the morning across windward areas followed by afternoon showers
and thunderstorms across west Puerto Rico. Intensity and coverage
will increase as a trough establishes north of the area through
the rest of the weekend.
Mariners can expect seas up to 6 feet across the regional waters
and local passages with easterly winds between 15 and 20 knots.
Therefore, mariners should exercise caution across most of the
regional waters. There is a moderate risk of rip currents across
most of the local beaches, except for the west coastline.
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.