Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
420 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-072300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
420 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...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 FLOTATION
                       DEVICE, SUCH AS A LIFE JACKET OR 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 AND 4 PM.

WEATHER:               MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                       MORNING.

TEMPERATURES:          UPPER 70S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 3 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      72 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       69 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 1 45 PM.  A HIGH AT 9 26 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BECOME ELEVATED
                       THROUGH THE WEEKEND IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG
                       COLD FRONT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS INCREASING, WITH
                       THE BEST CHANCE OF RAIN BEING THURSDAY AND
                       FRIDAY. COOL AND WINDY CONDITIONS CAN BE
                       EXPECTED ACROSS AREA BEACHES WITH WIND GUSTS
                       OF UP TO 40 MPH ON THURSDAY.

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

$$
HALLMAN



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