Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
417 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-282300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
417 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      MODERATE RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS
                       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:     VERY HIGH. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND
                       SUNGLASSES,AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR
                       HIGHER. REMAIN IN SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               BREEZY. PARTLY SUNNY, THEN CLEARING.

TEMPERATURES:          MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S.

WIND:                  SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH, INCREASING TO 20
                       TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          3 TO 5 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      73 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       72 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A MINOR HIGH AT 3 O8 AM. A LOW AT 10 10 AM.
                       A HIGH AT 4 46 PM. A MINOR LOW AT 10 25 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THERE WILL BE AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP
                       CURRENTS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH MODERATE
                       TO STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS ALONG THE
                       LOWER TEXAS COAST. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
                       THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY, BRINGING
                       INCREASED CHANCES OF RAIN AND SLIGHTLY
                       COOLER TEMPERATURES INTO THE WEEKEND.

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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