Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
428 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

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

428 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...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:     High. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses,
                       and use sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher. Seek
                       shade during the midday hours of 10 am to 4 pm.

Weather:               Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Chance of rain
                       20 percent.

Temperatures:          Middle 80s.

Wind:                  Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      79 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       80 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 10 12 am. A high at 6 41 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk for rip currents is
                       possible from Sunday through much of
                       the workweek for higher wave heights
                       and swells. High temperatures are to
                       range in the upper 70s to the middle
                       80s through the week ahead. Isolated
                       rain showers and thunderstorms trend
                       on Sunday with the passage of a cold

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

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