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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
510 AM AST Thu Aug 13 2020

St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
510 AM AST Thu Aug 13 2020

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 expected
across the local Atlantic and Caribbean waters.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 6 feet expected across the offshore
Atlantic and Caribbean waters as well as the Mona Passage.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate rip current risk for most of the
beaches of Saint Croix as well as the beaches of southern Saint Thomas
and Saint John.

.Heat...The heat index values could range between 100 and 105 today
across the islands.

.Days Two through Seven...Friday through Wednesday

Seas will remain choppy for the next few days. There will also be a
moderate risk of rip currents for the next few days. The outer bands
of the current Tropical Depression Eleven, expected to pass well to
our north on Sunday, could bring showers and thunderstorms to the
local area starting late Saturday through Monday.

.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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