Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
558 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

.FOR THE BEACHES FROM MALAQUITE BEACH TO PORT ARANSAS...

TXZ242-243-252300-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
558 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              78                    77
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        79                    78
WATER LEVEL:                  0.90 FT MSL           1.04 FT MSL
WIND:                         SE 23 MPH             S 25 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 FRIDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 84                  79 / 84

SKY         MORNING:          CLEAR                 PARTLY CLOUDY
            AFTERNOON:        MOSTLY SUNNY          PARTLY CLOUDY
            EVENING:          MOSTLY CLEAR          PARTLY CLOUDY

WEATHER     MORNING:          NONE                  NONE
            AFTERNOON:        NONE                  NONE
            EVENING:          NONE                  NONE

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          0%                    5%
            AFTERNOON:        0%                    5%
            EVENING:          5%                    5%

WIND        MORNING:          S 15-22 MPH           S 18-23 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        S 20-26 MPH           S 16-22 MPH
            EVENING:          S 21-25 MPH           SE 16-22 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            LOW                   LOW

LIGHTNING RISK:               NONE                  NONE

UV INDEX:                     EXTREME               EXTREME

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             5 FEET                5 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        5 SECONDS             7 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 922 PM          HIGH: 611 AM
                                                    LOW : 1008 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR MUCH
OF THE UPCOMING WEEKEND WITH LITTLE IN THE WAY OF RAIN CHANCES.
CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE HEADING INTO THE NEW
WORK WEEK


* 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 OR NORTHEASTERLY
  WINDS EXIST.

* SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
  DONT 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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