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Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
439 PM AST Wed Feb 24 2021
Clear to partly cloudy skies prevailed across the local islands
this afternoon. GOES-16 showed several streamers developed
downwind of the islands. A drier air mass that moved across the
area this time yesterday and continued to grip the local region
this afternoon. The drier air mass and limited moisture content
limited the vertical development of showers this afternoon, but
some isolated showers did develop. Today`s high temperatures were
near the lower to middle 80s in lower elevations and the lower to
middle 70s in higher elevations. Winds were from the east ranging
from 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts.
Tonight, an isolated showers is possible mainly across the the
eastern and northern areas of Puerto Rico. Overnight temperatures
are forecast to be near the lower to middle 70s in lower
elevations, and the lower to middle 60s in higher elevations.
Winds will be from the east ranging from 5 to 10 mph.
A drier air mass and below-normal moisture will continue to promote
fair weather conditions across Puerto Rico and the local islands
through Friday. Nevertheless, showers are possible across
portions of eastern and northern Puerto Rico during the morning
and then across the interior and western areas during the
afternoon. Showers that develop will be brief due to the lack of
significant moisture and instability.
Across the local waters, choppy to hazardous seas will continue
as a result of moderate to fresh easterly winds ranging from 15 to
20 kts. Small Craft Advisories are in effect for the outer
Atlantic waters and the Anegada Passage. For the beachgoers,
there is a high rip current risk for beaches along the north coast
of Puerto Rico and Culebra. Tomorrow morning seas will become
hazardous across most of the local waters and gradually subside
during the evening.
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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