Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
438 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...FOR THE BEACHES OF SOUTH PADRE ISLAND AND BOCA CHICA...

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-012300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
438 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      HIGH RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE
                       LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE. A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
                       MEANS THAT SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS FOR
                       ALL SWIMMERS.

LIGHTNING RISK:       LOW.

ULTRAVIOLET INDEX:     EXTREME. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND SUNGLASSES,
                       AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR HIGHER. REMAIN IN THE
                       SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               CLOUDY AND HAZY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY THIS
                       AFTERNOON.

TEMPERATURES:          LOW 80S.

WIND:                  EAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          4 TO 6 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      75 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       77 DEGREES.

TIDES:   A LOW AT 4 11 AM. A HIGH AT 12 27 PM.
                       A LOW AT 7 10 PM. A MINOR HIGH AT 10 33 PM.

OUTLOOK:               RIP CURRENT RISK WILL LIKELY REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH
                       TUESDAY DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND ELEVATED WAVE HEIGHTS
                       IN THE SURF ZONE ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COAST. SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
                       MONDAY WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF ISOLATED STRONG STORMS.
                       WEATHER CONDITIONS IMPROVE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH
                       WARM TEMPERATURES AND MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT RIP CURRENT SAFETY, VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE RIP CURRENT WEBSITE AT WWW.RIPCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV.

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BIRCHFIELD


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