Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 090926
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
526 AM AST Fri Dec 9 2016
Variably cloudy skies were observed across the forecast area
during the overnight and early morning hours. Quick passing showers
moved over the islands leaving minor rainfall accumulations.
Easterly wave continued across the Caribbean Sea with numerous
showers and thunderstorm activity noted over the offshore
Caribbean waters. The overnight temperatures across coastal areas
were in the high 70s. The wind was from the east to northeast at
For the rest of the morning hours, similar conditions are expected
with limited shower activity expected across the U.S. Virgin
Islands. Shower development is possible during the early afternoon
hours over the coastal waters and some of the islands due to
streamers. The easterly wave is forecast to exit the region later
Mariners can expect seas generally 4 to 6 feet and easterly winds
at 10 to 15 knots and up to 20 knots across the Caribbean waters.
There is a moderate risk of rip currents across St. Croix and St.
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.