Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, 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
000
FZUS54 KBRO 230936
SRFBRO

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
434 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-232300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
434 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

...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:     VERY HIGH. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND
                       SUNGLASSES, AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR
                       HIGHER. REMAIN IN SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED MORNING SHOWERS.

TEMPERATURES:          UPPER 70S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 15 TO
                       20 IN THE AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          5 TO 7 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      78 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       81 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 7 18 AM. A HIGH AT 1 49 PM.
                       A LOW AT 7 58 PM.

OUTLOOK:               ELEVATED RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
                       TONIGHT BEFORE IMPROVING ON MONDAY. AN ELEVATED
                       RISK IS POSSIBLE AGAIN TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
                       AS WINDS INCREASE AND SEAS BUILD ALONG THE LOWER
                       TEXAS COAST. WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE MAINLY
                       DRY FOR THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK WITH TEMPERATURES
                       RANGING FROM THE LOW TO MID 80S.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT RIP CURRENT SAFETY, VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE RIP CURRENT WEBSITE AT WWW.RIPCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV.

$$
BIRCHFIELD


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