Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
623 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-052300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
623 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...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:     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 AND 4 PM.

WEATHER:               SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.

TEMPERATURES:          MID 60S.

WIND:                  EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 4 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      63 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       61 DEGREES.

TIDES:   A LOW AT 6 13 AM. A HIGH AT 3 38 PM.

OUTLOOK:               MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS AND ELEVATED WAVE HEIGHTS
                       WILL LIKELY RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK
                       THROUGH AT LEAST THE WEEKEND. MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES
                       AND HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 60S ARE EXPECTED
                       EACH DAY...ALONG WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT
                       ON SATURDAY AND ANOTHER ON MONDAY.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT RIP CURRENT SAFETY, VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE RIP CURRENT WEBSITE AT WWW.RIPCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV.

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