Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 240850
Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
450 AM AST Tue Jan 24 2017
Mostly clear skies were observed across Puerto Rico, Vieques and
Culebra during the overnight hours. Minimum temperatures were in
the mid 60s to low 70s across the lower elevations and in the
upper 50s to lower 60s across the higher elevations. Winds were
mainly light and variable.
As a mid level ridge holds across the forecast area, a generally
fair and mainly stable weather pattern will continue to prevail
with a few passing showers possible. However, the ridge will
briefly erode later today and early Wednesday as a broad mid to
upper level trough with its associated surface boundary moves
north of the area. This may result in moisture advection late
tonight and early Wednesday. Therefore, continue to expect fair
weather conditions much of this week with a slightly increase in
shower activity late tonight and into early Wednesday. Temperatures
are expected to reach the mid to upper 80s today under a southerly
Seas up to 6 feet and winds up to 20 knots are expected today.
There is a high risk of rip current along the Atlantic shorelineS
of Puerto Rico and Culebra.
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