Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 222051
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
451 PM AST Wed Mar 22 2017
Variably cloudy skies prevailed across the U.S. Virgin Islands
this afternoon. Showers moved from the Caribbean coastal waters
northwest affecting the local islands from time to time. These
showers were moving quickly. As a result, rainfall accumulation
were less than half inch. Maximum temperatures were in the mid to
upper 80s. Winds were generally southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
For tonight, the southeast wind flow will continue to transport
areas of cloudiness with showers across the local islands. For
the rest of the week, diurnally induced afternoon showers are
expected each day with an overall increase in shower and possible
thunderstorm development late in the week.
Mariners can expect seas of 5 to 7 feet across the offshore
Atlantic waters and a small craft advisory is in effect. Small
crafts should exercise caution elsewhere due to seas up to 6 feet.
East to southeast winds will continue at 5 to 15 knots. A high
risk of rip currents is in effect for the northwest coast of
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.