Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
000
FZUS54 KCRP 281032
SRFCRP

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
532 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

TXZ242-243-282245-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
532 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              78                    80
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        NA                    81
WATER LEVEL:                  0.00 FT MSL           0.12 FT MSL
WIND:                         S 5 MPH               S 7 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 TUESDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 88                  81 / 89

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

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

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

WIND        MORNING:          S 9-13 MPH            SW 5-9 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        SE 10-17 MPH          SE 6-16 MPH
            EVENING:          SE 14-21 MPH          SE 16-18 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            LOW                   LOW

LIGHTNING RISK:               NONE                  NONE

UV INDEX:                     EXTREME               EXTREME

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             3 FEET                2 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        6 SECONDS             7 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     HIGH: 639 AM          HIGH: 648 AM
                              LOW : 1152 AM         LOW : 1207 PM
                              HIGH: 228 PM          HIGH: 339 PM
                              LOW : 1046 PM         LOW : 1114 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)... HOT AND MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST
THROUGH THURSDAY AS A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE REMAINS OVERHEAD.
BY LATE IN THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND...CLOUD COVER INCREASES
AND TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER. A WEAK TO OCCASIONALLY
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD..WITH WINDS
DECREASING BY FRIDAY AS A COLD FRONT ENTERS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.
THERE IS A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY NIGHT AS
SHOWERS AND STORMS FORMING ALONG THE AFOREMENTIONED BOUNDARY MOVE
SOUTH TOWARD THE COAST...WITH THE BEST CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION
NORTH AND EAST OF PORT ARANSAS.

* 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.

* WAVE HEIGHT AND PERIOD FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF DEEP OCEAN
  WAVES OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS...NOT SURF CONDITIONS.

$$

RH/GW




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.