Conditions at sea remain dangerous and the public is advised to stay away from things, especially along the northwest, east and northeast coast, reported Rosalina Vazquez Torres, meteorologist of the National Weather Service (SNM).
“The entire north coast, from Rincon to Fajardo, remains under warning for small boat operatorsbut there is also a high risk of ocean currents and there is a high surf surf warning throughout the area,” said Vazquez Torres.
“The high surf warning will be in effect until 6:00 pm today and the high risk of marine currents is until late tonight, while the small boat warning is until 2:00 pm today” added the meteorologist, while indicating that the buoyans are marking waves of 6 to 8 feet with breaking waves of up to 10 feet.
The SNM suggested caution to bathers as these conditions will prevail until this afternoon and part of the night. However, the meteorologist explained, the north swell has already begun to decrease, so conditions at sea must be gradually improving today and tomorrow, Wednesday.
However, On land conditions will be more stable than in the waters surrounding the island.
“We could have the occasional passing downpour, but nothing significant, mostly calm and stable during the day today. By the weekend there could be a little increase in downpour activity due to the effect of humidity in the area,” he said.
Vazquez Torres explained that The rains will be caused by a mass of humidity that will enter the island and will cause passing rains during the afternoon, especially in areas of the Central Mountain Range and western Puerto Rico.
“For the San Juan area, in particular, the probability of rain is at 20% and will remain between 30% and 40% throughout the island. In the afternoon, we could see an increase in the probability for the west and interior with up to a 40% chance of rain“, he pointed.
Vazquez Torres pointed out that they expect temperatures a little higher than usual this Tuesday, in the high 80s degrees Fahrenheit in low-lying areas and coasts, while inland it is expected to be in the mid- to high 70s.