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Monday Will Be Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers, 83°F

Updated 2/25/24 at 6:49 p.m. AST

VI SOURCE WEATHER UPDATES

2/25/24: A NEW Weekly Weather Update video is available here!

2/25/24: A NEW Daily Weather Video for Monday, Feb. 26, is available here!

Series: “Extreme Weather in the Caribbean”

 

MONDAY’S WEATHER FORECAST: 2/26/24

Happy Monday!

According to the National Weather Service (NWS) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday will be partly sunny with scattered showers. Precipitation will be possible through the middle of the week as low pressure systems pass by the region. The high temperature will be approximately 83°F, 28.3°C, with winds out of the east-northeast at about 11 to 13 mph. The possibility of rain on Monday is approximately 50%.

Monday night will be mostly cloudy, with scattered showers. The low temperature will be approximately 73°F, 22.7°C, with winds out of the east at about 14 mph. The possibility of rain on Monday night is approximately 50%.

Below: Infrared satellite imagery obtained at 6:20 p.m. AST on Sunday indicates a partly-to-mostly cloudy sky around the USVI and Puerto Rico. Showers are possible on Monday and through the middle of the week.

MARINE WEATHER UPDATE

On Monday, 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-northeast at about 10 knots, and winds may generate wind-driven, choppy seas. 

On Monday night, seas will be approximately 2 to 4 feet, occasional seas up to 5 feet, 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 82°F, 27.7°C.

Ocean Water Temperature Map from 2/25/24, courtesy of NOAA:

Wave Height Forecast Map courtesy of NWS:

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS

Choppy Seas: Winds out of the east-northeast may generate some wind-driven, choppy seas. The NWS has noted that a ridge of high pressure over the western Atlantic may create gusty winds.

Rip Currents: The rip current risk is projected to be moderate across most of the region on Monday. 

Clear = Low Rip Current Risk

Yellow = Moderate Rip Current Risk

Red = High Rip Current Risk

Learn more about rip current safety in an interview between the NWS and the VI Source here.

TROPIC WATCH

Tropical Activity: The National Hurricane Center does not expect any cyclonic development. Please read a review of the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season here.

Click here to learn tips on being prepared for the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Days Until 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season: 96 Days 

OBSERVATIONS

Sunrise: 6:43 a.m.
Sunset: 6:25 p.m.

Ocean water temperature: Approximately 82°F, 27.7°C.

UV index: 9 out of 10 (VERY HIGH)

Sunday’s high temperature: 83°F, 28.3°C
Sunday’s low temperature:  74°F, 23.3°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.

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