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Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
544 PM AST Wed Feb 21 2018

Skies were mostly cloudy across the U.S. Virgin Islands today
with scattered to numerous showers. Rainfall accumulations were
generally less than a quarter of an inch. Daytime maximum
temperatures were in the low to mid 80s and the local winds were
from the east to northeast at 15 to 20 mph with gusts generally
around 30 mph.

The available moisture will decrease late tonight into early
Thursday morning, but until then, scattered to locally numerous
showers are expected to affect the U.S. Virgin Islands. Winds
will remain fairly strong, staying at 15 to 20 mph with higher
gusts.

Wind-driven seas are expected to be up to 12 feet across the
local Atlantic waters, offshore Caribbean waters, and the Mona
Passage tonight, up to 8 to 10 feet elsewhere. East to northeast
winds between 20 to 25 knots are expected across much of the
regional waters tonight. Marine conditions will remain hazardous
through the end of the week. High risk of rip currents will
continue across most of the local beaches for the next few days.
High surf advisory is in effect for breaking waves of 10 feet or
higher until Friday afternoon.

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