Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS54 KCRP 171040 SRFCRP Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX 540 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017 .For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas... TXZ242-243-172245- KLEBERG-NUECES- 540 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017 5 AM Observations: Bob Hall Pier Port Aransas Air Temperature: 67 65 Sea Water Temperature: 78 77 Water Level: 1.58 ft msl 0.97 ft msl Wind: N 10 mph N 8 mph Note: Port Aransas observation is from inside the ship channel until Port Aransas jetty observation site is back online. Forecast: Today Wednesday Min/Max Temp: / 78 70 / 82 Sky Morning: Clear Clear Afternoon: Clear Mostly sunny Evening: Clear Mostly clear Weather Morning: None None Afternoon: None None Evening: None None Precip Chc Morning: 0% 5% Afternoon: 0% 5% Evening: 0% 5% Wind Morning: N 12-16 mph NE 5-8 mph Afternoon: NE 10-13 mph E 7-12 mph Evening: NE 7-12 mph E 10-13 mph Rip Current Risk:* Low Low Lightning Risk: None None UV Index: High Very High Sig Wave Height:* 3 feet 2 feet Dominant Wave Period:* 7 seconds 7 seconds Port Aransas Jetty Tides: Low : 817 AM High: 236 AM High: 221 PM Low : 843 AM Low : 842 PM High: 331 PM Low : 942 PM .Outlook (Days 3-5)...Isolated to scattered showers or thunderstorms will be possible between Thursday and Saturday. Warmer and more humid conditions are also expected as onshore flow persists. Highs will be in the lower to mid 80s. Overnight lows will be in the 70s. * A low risk of rip currents means that any rip currents that do form are likely to be weak but still may pose a danger to poor swimmers. Research has shown rip currents are typically more frequent in the vicinity of jetties, inlets, and piers and these can be quite strong on days where the overall rip current threat is low...especially if strong southerly of northeasterly winds exist. * Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, remain calm. Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip current. * Wave height and period forecasts are representative of deep ocean waves over the offshore waters, not surf conditions. $$

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