Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast...Corrected
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
516 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

516 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

Rip Current Risk:      Low Risk. The risk for rip currents is low,
                       however, life threatening rip currents often
                       occur in the vicinity of the South Padre Island
                       jetties. Remember to swim near a lifeguard, if

Lightning Risk:       Low Risk.

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:               Cloudy with patchy fog in the morning. Slight
                       chance of showers early in the morning, then
                       chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms
                       in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 30

Temperatures:          Mid 70s.

Wind:                  North 10 to 15 mph, becoming east.

Wave Heights:          2 to 3 feet.

Surf Temperature:      60 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       61 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 8 32 am. A high at 6 O7 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents returns
                       Friday and Saturday. Areas of morning fog and
                       a chance of showers on Tuesday with the approach
                       and passage of a weak front. Next chance of
                       showers returns Friday and Saturday with a cold
                       front. Temperatures warm into the upper 70s by
                       the end of the week.

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


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