A tropical storm watch was issued this afternoon for Puerto Rico, according to the 5:00 p.m. bulletin. from National Hurricane Center (CNH), in Miami.
"A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the warning area, generally within 48 hours," the CNH indicates.  Vieques, Culebra and the US Virgin Islands are also included in the surveillance.
“The depression is expected to produce 1 to 3 inches of rain with isolated maximums of 5 inches over the north of the Leeward Islands. , and maximum totals of 3 to 6 inches over Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands until Sunday ", adds the CNH.
Given the development and trajectory of the tropical wave, the Coast Guard established yesterday at about 4:00 Afternoon X-Ray Port Condition for seaports in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
During X-Ray Port Condition, sustained winds of 39 miles per hour are possible within 48 hours. In addition, the regulated maritime port facilities must submit a report on their preparedness.
The captain of the Port of San Juan anticipates establishing the YANKEE Port Condition at 4:00 in the afternoon today, Thursday.  Trajectory of tropical depression 13.