Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
542 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

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

TXZ242-243-060000-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
542 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              53                    52
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        65                    64
WATER LEVEL:                  0.94 FT MSL           0.91 FT MSL
WIND:                         NW 9 MPH              NW 10 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 TUESDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 63                  58 / 73

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

WEATHER     MORNING:          SHOWERS / TSTMS       NONE
            AFTERNOON:        NONE                  NONE
            EVENING:          NONE                  NONE

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          40%                   0%
            AFTERNOON:        10%                   0%
            EVENING:          0%                    5%

WIND        MORNING:          NW 17-23 MPH          SW 10-14 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        NW 13-20 MPH          SW 6-13 MPH
            EVENING:          NW 7-15 MPH           SE 7-8 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            LOW                   LOW

LIGHTNING RISK:               LOW                   NONE

UV INDEX:                     MODERATE              HIGH

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             5 FEET                2 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        7 SECONDS             7 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 1154 AM         LOW : 1248 PM
                              HIGH: 848 PM          HIGH: 913 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE ANTICIPATED FOR WEDNESDAY. MUCH
COLDER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY ALONG
WITH A STRONG NORTHERLY WIND. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO WEAKEN FRIDAY.

* A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT ANY RIP CURRENTS THAT DO
  FORM ARE LIKELY TO BE WEAK BUT STILL MAY POSE A DANGER TO POOR
  SWIMMERS. RESEARCH HAS SHOWN RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE
  FREQUENT IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS AND
  THESE CAN BE QUITE STRONG ON DAYS WHERE THE OVERALL RIP CURRENT
  THREAT IS LOW...ESPECIALLY IF STRONG SOUTHERLY OR NORTHEASTERLY
  WINDS EXIST.

* SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
  DONT FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
  SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR
  WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF
  THE RIP CURRENT.

* WAVE HEIGHT AND PERIOD FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF DEEP OCEAN
  WAVES OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS...NOT SURF CONDITIONS.

$$

GW/TE



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