Surf Forecast
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FZUS54 KCRP 201139

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
539 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

539 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              60                    59
Sea Water Temperature:        70                    71
Water Level:                  0.43 ft msl           0.58 ft msl
Wind:                         N 7 mph               N 8 mph

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


                              Today                 Tuesday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 69                  64 / 77

Sky         Morning:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Afternoon:        Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Evening:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy

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

Precip Chc  Morning:          10%                   10%
            Afternoon:        5%                    10%
            Evening:          5%                    30%

Wind        Morning:          E 6-9 mph             SW 3-8 mph
            Afternoon:        E 8-9 mph             S 8-10 mph
            Evening:          SE 7-9 mph            E 8-12 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Low                   Low

Lightning Risk:               None                  None

UV Index:                     Moderate              High

Sig Wave Height:*             2 feet                2 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        7 seconds             6 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     Low : 917 AM          Low : 951 AM
                              High: 630 PM          High: 717 PM

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...
Isolated to scattered showers will be possible Tuesday night into
Wednesday as a cold front pushes through the region. Moderate north
flow expected Tuesday night and Wednesday in the wake of the cold
front. Below normal temperatures expected Wednesday and Thursday.

* 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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