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Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
517 PM AST Wed Aug 16 2017

Variably cloudy skies prevailed across Puerto Rico this afternoon.
Scattered to numerous showers with thunderstorms were noted
across most the island. The heaviest showers were observed across
the southwest sections of Puerto Rico. Winds were generally east
northeast at 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts.

An active tropical wave which was located across the Lesser
Antilles this afternoon, will continue to move west and will
affect the local islands tonight into Thursday. Very active
weather is expected across Puerto Rico overnight and early
Thursday as this wave interacts with an upper level trough to our
west. A slight improvement in the weather conditions are expected
on Friday. Another and stronger tropical wave is expected to pass
mainly south of the region Saturday.

Mariners can expect seas between 5 to 7 feet and winds 15 to 20
knots. Therefore, small Crafts Advisories are in effect.


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