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Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
552 PM AST Wed May 31 2023
It was mostly sunny in Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra today.
Showers were generally few and confined to the northwest sector
and the southeast coast. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 1.5 inches were
seen in a fairly narrow line from San Sebastian to the borders of
Quebradillas and Isabela. Amounts of 4 tenths of an inch were seen
in Ceiba and Naguabo, but most areas had but a few hundredths.
With mostly sunny skies in some areas, temperatures soared. Highs
of 96 and 94 were seen in Arecibo and Vega Baja near the coast and
highs in the lower 90s were seen in Culebra, San Juan, the
Culebrinas River Valley, San German and Guanica. Winds on the
north coast, where temperatures were warmest, were generally less
than 12 mph. Winds on the south coast ranged from 15 to 20 mph
with gusts from 20 to 30 mph.
Southeast winds will continue overnight and will bring scattered
showers to the southeast coast of Puerto Rico later tonight.
Showers in the northwest are expected to dissipate before 9 PM
AST, but may reappear the the surrounding waters for a little
longer. Rain amounts tonight are expected to be minimal. Southeast
winds will be similar to today and generally stronger on the
south coast. Although there may be a few more showers,
temperatures are also expected to be warmer on Thursday and climb
somewhat over the weekend and Monday. It is likely heat advisories
will be issued. Tonight`s lows will range from the mid 60s to
around 80 degrees. Highs tomorrow will range from 80 degrees in
the highest mountains to the mid 90s on the northern coast.
Across the local waters, mariners can expect winds to be east
southeast to southeast at 10 to 15 knots. Some higher gusts near
shore should be expected. Seas will be between 2 and 4 feet except
1 to 3 feet in sheltered areas.
This is the last Weather Summary for Puerto Rico. To stay updated
on the weather in Puerto Rico, please check the Area Forecast
Discussion (AFDSJU) and the Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWOSJU).
Much of this information will be included there.
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