Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast...Corrected
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
448 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

448 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 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

Lightning Risk:       None.

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

Weather:               Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming
                       partly cloudy. Breezy.

Temperatures:          Mid 90s. Heat Index up to 110 degrees.

Wind:                  Southeast 20 to 25 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet, with occasional 5 feet.

Surf Temperature:      81 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       84 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 1 49 am. A low at 5 O2 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk for rip currents possible
                       into Thursday with building seas in the Gulf.
                       Hot and dry conditions continue through the
                       weekend, with highs ranging from the upper
                       80s into the low 90s each day.

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

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