Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
421 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-032300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
421 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

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:     MODERATE. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND SUNGLASSES,
                       AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR HIGHER. SEEK
                       SHADE DURING THE MIDDAY HOURS OF 10 AM AND 4 PM.

WEATHER:               MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY.

TEMPERATURES:          AROUND 80.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          5 TO 7 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      73 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       76 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 10 23 AM. A HIGH AT 8 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY REMAIN
                       ELEVATED THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH MODERATE TO
                       STRONG WINDS CAUSING ROUGH SURF ALONG THE
                       LOWER TEXAS COAST. RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE
                       SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT WITH ANOTHER CHANCE
                       RETURNING WEDNESDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES
                       FROM THE NORTH.

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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