Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
434 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

434 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Moderate Risk of Rip Currents Today...

Rip Current Risk:      Moderate risk. Life threatening rip currents
                       are possible in the surf zone. Remember to
                       swim near a lifeguard, if possible, and with
                       a non-inflatable flotation device, such as a
                       life jacket or boogie board.

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:               Partly sunny with patchy fog in the morning, then
                       becoming partly cloudy.

Temperatures:          Mid 70s.

Wind:                  Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      63 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       66 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 12 O3 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents is expected
                       to continue through the weekend and into next
                       week. The chance of rain and thunderstorms
                       returns Saturday evening into Saturday night
                       and continues through Sunday due to another cold
                       front, with lingering showers into Monday. High
                       temperatures in the low and mid 70s through the
                       weekend with a slight dip into the 60s for Monday
                       return to above normal values in the mid and upper
                       70s next week.

To learn more about rip current safety, visit the National Weather
Service rip current website at


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