Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX...Corrected
554 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

554 AM CST Tue Dec 12 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, if

Lightning Risk:       None.

Ultraviolet Index:     Moderate. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and
                       sunglasses, and use sunscreen of SPF 15 or
                       higher. Seek shade during the midday hours of
                       10 am to 4 pm.

Weather:               Mostly sunny.

Temperatures:          Near 70.

Wind:                  Becoming North 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 3 feet.

Surf Temperature:      65 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       57 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 5 o7 am. A high at 12 24 pm.
                       A minor low at 4 39 pm. A minor high at 9 50 pm.

Outlook:               A low risk of rip currents will continue through
                       Thursday. An elevated risk for rip currents will
                       develop Friday and again Saturday night into the
                       day on Monday from rough seas ahead of and after
                       a cold front. The daytime high temperatures will
                       remain in the 60s and 70s with slight chances of
                       rain on Thursday night and Sunday.

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

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