Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
423 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-272300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
423 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      MODERATE RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS
                       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:     VERY HIGH. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND
                       SUNGLASSES,AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR
                       HIGHER. REMAIN IN SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               MOSTLY SUNNY.

TEMPERATURES:          UPPER 70S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          3 TO 5 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      71 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       71 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 9 23 AM. A HIGH AT 4 40 PM.
                       A MINOR LOW AT 9 50 PM.

OUTLOOK:               AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL BE
                       LIKELY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK WITH
                       MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS
                       ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COAST. A COLD FRONT
                       WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY, BRINGING
                       INCREASED CHANCES OF RAIN AND SLIGHTLY COOLER
                       TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND.

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

$$

BIRCHFIELD



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