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FXCA62 TSJU 201940
AFDSJU

PUERTO RICO AND U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
322 PM AST SAT MAR 20 2004

.DISCUSSION...
STILL MUCH OF THE SAME FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. AREA OF CLOUDS AND 
SHOWERS LOCATED OVER LOCAL AREA THIS AFTERNOON WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE 
RAPIDLY WESTWARD THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY. THE BACK EDGE IS 
JUST TO THE EAST OF THE USVI AND THEREFORE OVERALL DRYING EXPECTED 
TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THE NEXT ROUND OF INCREASED CLOUDS AND SHOWERS 
EXPECTED FOR LATE SUNDAY INTO EARLY MONDAY. 

GUSTY WINDS AROUND 15 TO 20 KTS WILL DECREASE THROUGH TONIGHT INTO 
SUNDAY. WINDS WILL HAVE A SLIGHTLY MORE SOUTHEAST COMPONENT THROUGH 
THE LOWER LEVELS SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY.

OVERALL INCREASE IN MOISTURE FOR MIDWEEK AS FRONT MOVES INTO LOCAL 
AREA AND MOISTURE LINGERS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

.MARINE...STILL EXPECT A MODERATE TO FRESH LOW LEVEL WIND FLOW 
ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY...THEN GENTLE TO MODERATE 
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. SEAS MOSTLY 6 FEET OR LESS THROUGH THE 
PERIOD WITH A SLIGHT INCREASE ON TUESDAY IN A SHORTER PERIOD EAST 
SWELL. HAVE A PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENT FOR ALL LOCAL ATLANTIC AND 
CARIBBEAN WATERS FOR TONIGHT.
&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SJU  72  85  73  84 /  20  20  40  50 
STT  73  84  73  83 /  20  30  40  30 

&&

.SJU WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
PR...NONE.
VI...NONE.

&&

$$

RGZ



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