Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
420 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-192300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
420 AM CST THU JAN 19 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:       HIGH RISK AM. LOW RISK PM.

ULTRAVIOLET INDEX:     MODERATE. 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:               MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING.
                       ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.

TEMPERATURES:          LOWER 70S.

WIND:                  NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH, BECOMING EAST AROUND 10
                       MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 3 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      69 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       70 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 2 55 AM. A MINOR HIGH AT 10 AM.
                       A MINOR LOW AT 1 28 PM. A MINOR HIGH AT 7 34 PM.

OUTLOOK:               AN ELEVATED RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED ON
                       SUNDAY AND MONDAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS FRIDAY
                       MORNING WITH DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR THE
                       WEEKEND. RECORD OR NEAR RECORD WARMTH ON SATURDAY
                       WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED AFTER THE PASSAGE OF
                       A COLD FRONT ON SUNDAY.

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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