Surf Forecast
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FZUS54 KCRP 181140

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
540 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

.For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas...

540 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              M                     76
Sea Water Temperature:        M                     75
Water Level:                  M                     M
Wind:                         M                     S 20 mph

Note: Port Aransas observation is from inside the ship channel until
Port Aransas jetty observation site is back online.


                              Today                 Sunday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 81                  58 / 66

Sky         Morning:          Partly cloudy         Mostly sunny
            Afternoon:        Partly cloudy         Mostly sunny
            Evening:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy

Weather     Morning:          None                  None
            Afternoon:        Showers               None
            Evening:          None                  None

Precip Chc  Morning:          10%                   0%
            Afternoon:        10%                   0%
            Evening:          10%                   5%

Wind        Morning:          S 14-18 mph           N 20-28 mph
            Afternoon:        S 8-15 mph            NE 13-18 mph
            Evening:          NE 16-31 mph          NE 7-14 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Low                   Low

Lightning Risk:               None                  None

UV Index:                     Moderate              Moderate

Sig Wave Height:*             4 feet                4 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        6 seconds             7 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     Low : 814 AM          Low : 845 AM
                              High: 454 PM          High: 542 PM

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...Generally weak onshore flow and increasing moisture
Monday through early Tuesday. A coastal trough of low pressure
may trigger isolated showers Monday night through early Tuesday.
Moderate northeast then north flow expected Tuesday night and
Wednesday in response to a surge of surface high pressure. The
combination of the surge and an upper level disturbance may result
in additional isolated showers Tuesday afternoon and night. Below
normal temperatures Monday, followed by near normal readings
Tuesday and Wednesday.

* A low risk of rip currents means that any rip currents that do
  form are likely to be weak but still may pose a danger to poor
  swimmers. Research has shown rip currents are typically more
  frequent in the vicinity of jetties, inlets, and piers and
  these can be quite strong on days where the overall rip current
  threat is low...especially if strong southerly of northeasterly
  winds exist.

* Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, remain calm.
  Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
  shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
  wave for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of
  the rip current.

* Wave height and period forecasts are representative of deep ocean
  waves over the offshore waters, not surf conditions.


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