Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
420 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

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

420 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 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.

Lightning Risk:       Low.

Ultraviolet Index:     Extreme. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and
                       sunglasses, and use sunscreen of SPF 15
                       or higher. Remain in the shade if possible.

Weather:               Partly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms
                       possible. 20 percent chance of rain.

Temperatures:          Upper 80s.

Wind:                  Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      85 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       85 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 9 20 am. A minor low at 3 55 pm.
                       A minor high at 7 o3 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents is possible
                       through the weekend and into early next week
                       due to breezy southeast winds, building seas
                       and swell. Warm temperatures can be expected
                       through the July 4th holiday featuring highs
                       around 90 degrees each day with mostly clear
                       to partly cloudy skies.

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

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