Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
435 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-192300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
435 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...High Risk of Rip Currents Today...
...Wind Advisory From 8 AM CST This Morning to 7 PM CST This Evening...

Rip Current Risk:      High risk. Life threatening rip currents are likely
                       in the surf zone. A high risk of rip currents means
                       that surf zone conditions are dangerous for all
                       swimmers.

Lightning Risk:       None.

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

Weather:               Windy. Partly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning.
                       Patchy fog in the afternoon.

Temperatures:          Upper 70s.

Wind:                  South around 20 mph increasing to 30 to 40 mph.

Wave Heights:          3 to 5 feet.

Surf Temperature:      61 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       65 degrees.

Tides:                 A minor high at 4 10 am. A low at 11 O1 am.
                       A high at 5 45 pm. A minor low at 11 38 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents is expected
                       to continue through Friday. The chance of
                       rain and thunderstorms returns Tuesday and
                       continues through Thursday, with the best
                       chances on Wednesday due to the approach of
                       a cold front. High temperatures in the low
                       and mid 70s continue into the weekend.

To learn more about rip current safety, visit the National Weather
Service rip current website at www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov.

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Hallman


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