Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
438 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-242300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
438 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

RIP CURRENT RISK:      LOW RISK. THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS LOW,
                       HOWEVER, LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN
                       OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF THE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
                       JETTY. REMEMBER TO SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

LIGHTNING RISK:       LOW.

ULTRAVIOLET INDEX:     VERY HIGH. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND
                       SUNGLASSES, AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR
                       HIGHER. REMAIN IN THE SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS.
                       30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.

TEMPERATURES:          UPPER 80S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 3 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      87 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       88 DEGREES.

TIDES:   A SINGLE LOW AT 4 20 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THE RIP CURRENT RISK MAY BECOME ELEVATED
                       SUNDAY THROUGH MID-WEEK AS THE WINDS INCREASE
                       AND WAVE HEIGHTS BUILD ACROSS THE GULF. ABOVE
                       NORMAL TEMPERATURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND BEFORE
                       COOLING WITH A WEAK COLD FRONT EARLY NEXT WEEK.
                       RAIN CHANCES INCREASE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH
                       THE APPROACH AND PASSAGE OF THE WEAK COLD FRONT.


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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