Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
532 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

TXZ242-243-242245-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
532 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              80                    79
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        83                    79
WATER LEVEL:                  1.53 FT MSL           1.61 FT MSL
WIND:                         SE 16 MPH             E 16 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 WEDNESDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 84                  79 / 84

SKY         MORNING:          MOSTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY
            AFTERNOON:        PARTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY
            EVENING:          PARTLY CLOUDY         MOSTLY CLOUDY

WEATHER     MORNING:          NONE                  NONE
            AFTERNOON:        NONE                  NONE
            EVENING:          NONE                  SHOWERS / TSTMS

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          5%                    10%
            AFTERNOON:        5%                    10%
            EVENING:          5%                    20%

WIND        MORNING:          SE 12-17 MPH          S 16-17 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        SE 16-18 MPH          SE 17-20 MPH
            EVENING:          SE 17-20 MPH          SE 16-20 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            MODERATE              MODERATE

LIGHTNING RISK:               NONE                  NONE

UV INDEX:                     VERY HIGH             VERY HIGH

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             4 FEET                4 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        7 SECONDS             7 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     HIGH: 742 AM          HIGH: 826 AM
                              LOW : 1105 PM         LOW : 1146 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE CROSSES THE AREA.  ONSHORE FLOW WILL
INCREASE TO STRONG LEVELS BY THE END OF THE WEEK. HIGHS AT THE
BEACHES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 80S WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S.

* A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS
  SUPPORT STRONGER AND/OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.  RESEARCH HAS
  SHOWN RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER IN
  THE VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS.

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

$$

TMT/TJ


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