Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
439 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-072300
-KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
439 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...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:     EXTREME. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND SUNGLASSES,
                       AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR HIGHER. REMAIN IN
                       THE SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               MOSTLY SUNNY AND BREEZY.

TEMPERATURES:          HIGHS IN THE MIDDLE 80S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 4 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      78 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       81 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A HIGH AT 8 29 AM. A LOW AT 3 11 PM.
                       A MINOR HIGH AT 8 18 PM.

OUTLOOK:               A BROAD GRADIENT BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
                       GULF AND LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHEAST MEXICO WILL
                       MAINTAIN MODERATE WINDS AND SEAS ALONG THE LOWER
                       TEXAS COAST. AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS
                       EXPECTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. MOSTLY SUNNY
                       SKIES CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE FORECAST
                       PERIOD.

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

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BIRCHFIELD


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