Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
439 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-312300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
439 AM CDT WED AUG 31 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:       HIGH.

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:               NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF RAIN
                       60 PERCENT.

TEMPERATURES:          UPPER 80S.

WIND:                  NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 4 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      82 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       85 DEGREES.

TIDES:   A HIGH AT 4 48 AM. A MINOR LOW AT 9 26 AM.
                       A MINOR HIGH AT 1 45 PM. A LOW AT 9 32 PM.

OUTLOOK:               RIP CURRENT RISK WILL LIKELY REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH
                       THURSDAY WITH STRONG EASTERLY SWELLS OFFSHORE THE LOWER
                       TEXAS COAST EXPECTED TO CONTINUE. WEATHER CONDITIONS
                       INCLUDE WARM TEMPERATURES AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THURSDAY AND SLIGHT CHANCE THIS
                       WEEKEND.


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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