Updated 11/27/23 at 8:20 p.m. AST
VI SOURCE WEATHER UPDATES
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Series: “Extreme Weather in the Caribbean”
- Part 1: Caribbean Earthquakes and Tsunamis
- Part 2: Caribbean Volcanoes
- Part 3: Rip Currents
- Part 4: Hurricanes
- Part 5: Wildfires
- Part 6: Flash Floods
Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a slight chance of isolated showers. The high temperature will be approximately 85°F, 29.4°C, with winds out of the east at about 11 to 15 mph. The possibility of rain on Tuesday is about 20%.
Tuesday night will be partly cloudy, with a chance of scattered showers. The low temperature will be approximately 77°F, 25°C, with winds out of the east at about 15 mph, gusting up to 20 mph. The possibility of rain on Tuesday night is about 30%.
Below: Infrared satellite imagery obtained at 7:40 p.m. AST on Monday indicates mostly clear skies around the USVI and Puerto Rico.
MARINE WEATHER FORECAST
On Tuesday, seas will be approximately 2 to 4 feet, with seas building up to 5 feet, and with a swell period of 10 seconds. Winds will be out of the east at about 10 to 15 knots.
On Tuesday night, seas will be approximately 2 to 4 feet, occasional seas up to 5 feet, and with a swell period of 10 seconds. Winds will be out of the east at about 10 to 15 knots.
The water temperature is approximately 84°F, 28.8°C.
Ocean Water Temperature Map on 11/27/23, courtesy of NOAA:
Wave Height Forecast Map courtesy of NWS:
Rip Currents: The rip current risk is expected to be moderate across a majority of the region on Tuesday.
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Yellow = Moderate Rip Current Risk
Red = High Rip Current Risk
Tropical Activity: The National Hurricane Center (NHC) does not expect any cyclonic development over the next week.
Days Remaining in the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season: 2 Days (!!)
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Sunrise: 6:34 a.m.
Sunset: 5:43 p.m.
Ocean water temperature: 84°F, 28.8°C.
UV index: 7 out of 10 (HIGH)
Monday’s high temperature: 85°F, 29.4°C
Monday’s low temperature: 78°F, 25.5°C
Preparation for extreme weather events in the Caribbean, such as earthquakes and tropical cyclones, is important. Residents and visitors in the USVI are encouraged to stay updated on weather events on the V.I. Source Weather page and sign up for alerts from the National Weather Service and the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency.