Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
202 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY...

.SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL
CONTINUE TO INTERACT WITH TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE OVER THE
SOUTHEASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE PRODUCING A LONG EAST TO NORTHEAST
FETCH OF MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ACROSS MUCH OF THE LOWER TEXAS
GULF WATERS. THESE WINDS WILL MAINTAIN ELEVATED GULF SWELLS THAT
WILL CONTINUE TO PILE UP ON THE LOWER TEXAS COAST FROM THE EAST.
THESE SWELLS WILL COMBINE WITH HIGHER THAN NORMAL ASTRONOMICAL
TIDES TO PRODUCE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AT THE BEACHES OF SOUTH
PADRE ISLAND AND AT BOCA CHICA BEACH THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

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202 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...BRIEF PERIODS OF OVER WASH WILL BE POSSIBLE
  AROUND HIGH TIDE ON PADRE ISLAND AND BOCA CHICA BEACHES...WITH
  THE GULF WATERS POSSIBLY RUNNING UP TO THE DUNES.

* TIMING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS MOST LIKELY AROUND HIGH
  TIDE...WHICH IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR AT THE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
  JETTIES AT 404 PM TODAY. A MINOR HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED AT THE
  JETTIES AT 118 AM THURSDAY WITH THE NEXT FULL HIGH TIDE ALONG
  THE JETTIES EXPECTED AT 455 PM THURSDAY. ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDES
  ARE PREDICTED TO BE BETWEEN 1.0 AND 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* IMPACTS...THE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING MAY MAKE WALKING ON AREA
  BEACHES AND DRIVING ON THE BEACHES DIFFICULT. AN ELEVATED RIP
  CURRENT RISK IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY. MINOR
  BEACH EROSION MAY OCCUR THROUGH THURSDAY.

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