Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
423 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

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

423 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

Rip Current Risk:      Low risk. The risk for rip currents is low,
                       however, life threatening rip currents often
                       occur in the vicinity of the South Padre Island
                       jetties. Remember to swim near a lifeguard.

Lightning Risk:       None.

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

Weather:               Partly cloudy.

Temperatures:          Low 90s. Heat indices up to 108 degrees.

Wind:                  Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

Wave Heights:          1 to 2 feet.

Surf Temperature:      84 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       84 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 7 33 am. A minor low at 12 38 pm.
                       A minor high at 4 25 pm.

Outlook:               A low risk of rip currents is expected into
                       next week. Hot and dry conditions will
                       continue due to a strengthening ridge of high
                       pressure in the western Gulf. Afternoon
                       temperatures along the lower Texas coast will
                       peak into the lower 90s with heat indices
                       exceeding 105 degrees each day.

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

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