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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
356 AM AST Sun Mar 7 2021

St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
356 AM AST Sun Mar 7 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the U.S. Virgin Islands and the
adjacent Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are possible
across the surrounding waters.

.Waves...Choppy seas of between 5 and 6 feet are expected across
northeastern portions of the offshore Atlantic waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for most of
the beaches of Saint Thomas, the southern beaches of Saint John and
the east and south-facing beaches of Saint Croix.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

A moderate risk of rip currents is expected for some of the beaches
on Monday. A northerly swell and increasing winds will deteriorate
marine conditions by Tuesday and continue through rest of the work
week with hazardous seas and a moderate to high risk of rip currents.

Model guidance continues to suggest an unstable weather pattern is
possible Thursday through Saturday due to a mid and upper-level trough

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation is not anticipated. Please relay any information
about winds, waves, and rip currents to the National Weather Service
in San Juan while following all local and state guidelines.


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