Surf Forecast
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FZUS54 KCRP 191142

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
542 AM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

.For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas...

542 AM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              M                     75
Sea Water Temperature:        M                     74
Water Level:                  M                     M
Wind:                         M                     N 10 mph

Note: Port Aransas observation is from inside the ship channel until
Port Aransas jetty observation site is back online.


                              Today                 Monday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 65                  57 / 70

Sky         Morning:          Mostly sunny          Partly cloudy
            Afternoon:        Mostly sunny          Partly cloudy
            Evening:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy

Weather     Morning:          None                  Showers
            Afternoon:        None                  Showers
            Evening:          None                  None

Precip Chc  Morning:          0%                    20%
            Afternoon:        0%                    20%
            Evening:          0%                    10%

Wind        Morning:          N 21-28 mph           E 7-9 mph
            Afternoon:        NE 13-20 mph          E 9-10 mph
            Evening:          NE 8-14 mph           SE 8-10 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Low                   Low

Lightning Risk:               None                  None

UV Index:                     Moderate              Moderate

Sig Wave Height:*             4 feet                2 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        7 seconds             7 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     Low : 845 AM          Low : 917 AM
                              High: 542 PM          High: 630 PM

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...A coastal trough of low pressure may trigger
isolated showers early Tuesday. Moderate north flow expected
Tuesday night and Wednesday in response to a surge of surface high
pressure. The combination of the surge and an upper level
disturbance may result in additional isolated showers Tuesday
night. Near normal temperatures Tuesday yet below normal Wednesday
and Thursday.

* 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 of northeasterly
  winds exist.

* Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, remain calm.
  Don`t 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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