Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
431 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

431 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

Rip Current Risk:      Low risk. The risk for rip currents is low;
                       however, life threatening rip currents often
                       occur in the vicinity of the South Padre
                       Island jetties. Remember to swim near a

Lightning Risk:       Low risk.

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:               Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
                       showers and thunderstorms late in the morning.

Temperatures:          Low 90s. Heat Index 102 to 107 degrees.

Wind:                  Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

Wave Heights:          1 to 2 feet.

Surf Temperature:      81 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       85 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 5 57 am. A minor low at 10 50 am.
                       A minor high at 4 O6 pm. A low at 11 18 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents is possible
                       Thursday through Sunday due to increased seas
                       and swell from the Gulf. The chance of showers
                       and thunderstorms continues Wednesday and
                       Thursday along the sea breeze, with increased
                       chances Thursday evening through Sunday due to
                       increased moisture with a tropical disturbance.
                       Hot conditions continue with highs ranging
                       from the upper 80s into the low 90s.

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

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