Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 062116
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
516 PM AST Tue Dec 6 2016
Sunny to partly cloudy skies prevailed across the U.S. Virgin
Islands today. Some showers moved quickly across the Virgin
Islands... but no significant rainfall accumulations were observed
with this activity. Maximum temperatures were around 85 degrees
across the coastal areas. Winds over land were mainly from the
east northeast at 10-15 MPH.
A mid level ridge continues to dominate the local area limiting
the vertical development of the showers. However...scattered
passing showers are expected across the local islands for the next
Mariners can expect seas generally 4 to 6 feet and east winds at
10 to 15 knots across the regional waters today as a north swell
will continue to reach the Atlantic Waters. There is a moderate to
high risk of rip currents across the Atlantic coast of Saint
Thomas while some north facing beaches in Saint Croix and Saint
John have a moderate risk.
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conditions may change between issuances. Please verify the status
of any Watches...Warnings or Advisories mentioned in this product.