Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
446 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-212300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
446 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

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
                       JETTIES. REMEMBER TO SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

LIGHTNING RISK:       NONE.

ULTRAVIOLET INDEX:     HIGH. 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 CLOUDY THIS MORNING THEN CLEARING. AREAS
                       OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TEMPERATURES:          MID 70S.

WIND:                  SOUTH SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING
                       EAST THIS AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 3 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      68 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       68 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 4 27 AM. A HIGH AT 2 23 PM.

OUTLOOK:               PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT ON SUNDAY WILL BRING
                       STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS...RESULTING IN
                       AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TONIGHT THROUGH
                       EARLY NEXT WEEK. PLENTY OF SUNSHINE OF EXPECTED
                       SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY...ALONG WITH
                       AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT RIP CURRENT SAFETY, VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
RIP CURRENT WEBSITE AT WWW.RIPCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV.

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