Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 171028

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
427 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

...For the Beaches of South Padre Island and Boca Chica...

427 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

...Moderate Risk of Rip Currents Today...

Rip Current Risk:      Moderate Risk. Life threatening rip currents
                       are possible in the surf zone. Remember to swim
                       near a lifeguard and with a non-inflatable device,
                       such as a life jacket and boogie board.

Lightning Risk:       None.

Ultraviolet Index:     Moderate. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and
                       sunglasses, and use sunscreen of SPF 15 or
                       higher. Seek shade during the midday hours of
                       10 am to 4 pm.

Weather:               Cloudy with areas of fog in the morning and a
                       10 percent chance of rain in the morning.

Temperatures:          Mid 60s.

Wind:                  Light, becoming north 10 to 15 mph by the afternoon.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      60 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       61 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 8 O1 am. A high at 5 26 pm.

Outlook:               Marine conditions are expected to improve today with
                       a low risk of rip currents returning by tonight and
                       continuing through late week. The chance of showers
                       and possibly an isolated thunderstorm continues into
                       Tuesday night with the passage of a weak cold front.
                       Afternoon highs warm into the mid and upper 70s
                       through the week.

To learn more about rip current safety, visit the National Weather
Service rip current website at


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