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AWCA82 TJSJ 180937
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
537 AM AST FRI APR 18 2014

VARIABLY CLOUDY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES PREVAILED ACROSS THE U.S.
VIRGIN ISLANDS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS PRODUCING PERIODS OF
LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL AFFECTED PORTIONS OF OF ST. JOHN...ST.
THOMAS AND ST. CROIX. RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS HAVE RANGED BETWEEN
A FEW HUNDREDTHS AND TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH SINCE MIDNIGHT. WINDS
OVER LAND WERE MAINLY FROM THE EAST AT 15 MPH OR LESS WITH HIGHER
GUSTS NEAR SHOWERS.

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE REGION THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK. HOWEVER...BRISK EASTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO CARRY
CLOUDS AND A FEW SHOWERS ACROSS THE LOCAL REGION FROM TIME TO
TIME. BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE ISLANDS
TODAY AND SATURDAY. WETTER AND MORE UNSTABLE AIR MASS IS EXPECTED
EARLY NEXT WEEK AS UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WEAKENS.

ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS...EASTERLY WINDS UP TO 22 KNOTS AND SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET ARE EXPECTED ACROSS PARTS OF THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH
SATURDAY....MAINLY DUE TO THE INCREASING TRADE WINDS. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES CONTINUE IN EFFECT FOR ALL THE WATERS. PLEASE REFER TO
THE LATEST COASTAL WATERS FORECAST.


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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.





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