Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
429 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

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429 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...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:       Low risk.

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 10am to 4pm.

Weather:               Cloudy in the morning with patchy fog early,
                       then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
                       showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Temperatures:          Upper 70s.

Wind:                  Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      66 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       66 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 7 50 am. A minor low at 12 57 pm.
                       A minor high at 5 14 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents is expected
                       to continue through the weekend. The chance of
                       rain and thunderstorms continues Thursday, and
                       again Sunday into Monday with another cold front.
                       High temperatures in the mid 60s Thursday rebound
                       into the low and mid 70s through the weekend.

To learn more about rip current safety, visit the National Weather
Service rip current website at www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov.

$$

Hallman



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