Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
530 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

TXZ242-243-262230-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
530 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              82                    81
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        84                    82
WATER LEVEL:                  0.91 FT MSL           1.04 FT MSL
WIND:                         SE 16 MPH             SE 20 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 FRIDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 83                  81 / 83

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

WEATHER     MORNING:          SHOWERS / TSTMS       SHOWERS / TSTMS
            AFTERNOON:        SHOWERS / TSTMS       SHOWERS / TSTMS
            EVENING:          SHOWERS / TSTMS       SHOWERS / TSTMS

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          40%                   40%
            AFTERNOON:        40%                   40%
            EVENING:          20%                   20%

WIND        MORNING:          S 18-21 MPH           S 22-23 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        SE 18-21 MPH          SE 23-24 MPH
            EVENING:          SE 20-23 MPH          SE 20-24 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            MODERATE              HIGH

LIGHTNING RISK:               MODERATE              MODERATE

UV INDEX:                     EXTREME               HIGH

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             4 FEET                5 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        7 SECONDS             8 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     HIGH: 909 AM          LOW : 1233 AM
                                                    HIGH: 948 AM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...A MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG ONSHORE
FLOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. HIGHS AT THE
BEACHES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 80S WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S.
THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON SATURDAY WITH A
MODERATE RISK CONTINUING FOR SUNDAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY.


* A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK MEANS THE SURF IS DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS
  OF SWIMMERS. EVEN THOSE USING SURF OR BOOGIE BOARDS ARE URGED TO
  USE EXTREME CAUTION. RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-THREATENING TO ANYONE
  ENTERING THE SURF.

* 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.

$$

CB/TMT


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