Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
420 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-212300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
420 AM CST TUE FEB 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:     VERY HIGH. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND
                       SUNGLASSES,AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR
                       HIGHER. REMAIN IN SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               SUNNY.

TEMPERATURES:          AROUND 80.

WIND:                  WEST 20 TO 25 MPH. SHIFTING NORTHWEST 15 TO
                       20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 4 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      71 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       71 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 5 O3 AM. A HIGH AT 2 49 PM.

OUTLOOK:               AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS RETURNS
                       SATURDAY INTO NEXT WEEK. DRY CONDITIONS
                       PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD
                       FRONT IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY.

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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