Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 222040
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
440 PM AST Sun Jan 22 2017
Mostly high clouds covered the skies across the U.S. Virgin
Islands Sunday afternoon. These clouds likely contributed to
afternoon temperatures remaining on the cool side. Afternoon
temperatures were in the lower 80s.
Except for a few clouds and isolated light showers here and there,
mostly dry conditions should prevail at least through Tuesday.
Mean low level wind flow should become more southerly Monday as
the Atlantic surface ridge is displaced by a frontal boundary emerging
from the U.S. east coast. this will result in a warming trend,
especially across the area with afternoon temperatures reaching the
mid 80s. The frontal boundary should approach the local Atlantic
waters late Tuesday night and this could bring an increase in
showers toward Wednesday morning.
Pleasant marine conditions continue across the coastal waters,
with seas up to 5 feet and winds up to 10 knots. A moderate
northwest swell impacting the Atlantic waters will result in a
moderate risk of rip current across the northwest and north facing beaches
of St. Thomas and extreme northeastern beaches of St. Croix at
least through Tuesday night. Marine conditions will gradually
deteriorate as the frontal boundary aforementioned approaches our
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