Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
422 AM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

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

422 AM CDT Thu Sep 21 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 lifeguard.

Lightning Risk:       Low risk.

Ultraviolet Index:     Very high. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and
                       sunglasses, and use sunscreen of SPF 15
                       or higher. Remain in the shade if possible.

Weather:               Partly sunny with scattered showers and isolated
                       thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Temperatures:          Low 90s. Heat Index up to 108 degrees.

Wind:                  Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 3 feet.

Surf Temperature:      83 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       85 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 4 18 am. A low at 10 O9 am.
                       A high at 4 59 pm. A low at 11 21 pm.

Outlook:               A low risk for rip currents is expected to
                       continue through the weekend. Isolated
                       to scattered showers and thunderstorms
                       are possible each day. High temperatures
                       will peak in the upper 80s to near 90
                       each afternoon.

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

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