878  
AWCA82 TJSJ 162117  
RWSVI  
 
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
517 PM AST WED JAN 16 2019  
 
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WERE OBSERVED ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA THIS  
AFTERNOON WITH EASTERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH. TODAY'S HIGH  
TEMPERATURES WERE NEAR THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 80S. CLOUD  
COVER CONTINUES TO INCREASE OVER THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON, AS A  
RESULT OF INCREASING LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE FROM THE EAST. THE  
MOISTURE INDUCED SCATTERED SHOWERS BUT RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE LIGHT DUE  
TO DRY AIR IN THE MID AND UPPER LEVEL OF THE ATMOSPHERE. OVERNIGHT  
TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO FALL TO THE UPPER 60S TO THE MIDDLE  
70S.  
 
MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY,  
THUS SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL ALSO INCREASE. THEN THE MOISTURE WILL  
SLOWLY DIMINISH WITH FAIR WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED DURING THE  
WEEKEND.  
 
MARINE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN FAIRLY TRANQUIL THROUGH  
FRIDAY WITH SEAS EXPECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 1 TO 4 FEET AND EAST  
WINDS BETWEEN 5 AND 15 KNOTS. A NORTHERLY SWELL IS FORECAST TO  
ARRIVE AND SPREAD ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS LATER TONIGHT. THIS  
WILL SLIGHTLY INCREASE THE LOCAL ATLANTIC SEAS, AS WELL AS,  
CREATE A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG SOME OF THE NORTHERN  
BEACHES OF ST THOMAS AND ST CROIX BY THURSDAY.  
 

 
 
THIS PRODUCT IS ISSUED AROUND 5 AM AND 5 PM EACH DAY AND WEATHER  
CONDITIONS MAY CHANGE BETWEEN ISSUANCES. PLEASE VERIFY THE STATUS  
OF ANY WATCHES...WARNINGS OR ADVISORIES MENTIONED IN THIS PRODUCT.  
 
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