Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 251028
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
528 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

TXZ242-243-252230-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
528 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY...

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              81                    80
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        83                    80
WATER LEVEL:                  1.17 FT MSL           1.31 FT MSL
WIND:                         SE 14 MPH             SE 15 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 THURSDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 83                  79 / 83

SKY         MORNING:          MOSTLY CLOUDY         MOSTLY CLOUDY
            AFTERNOON:        MOSTLY CLOUDY         MOSTLY CLOUDY
            EVENING:          MOSTLY CLOUDY         MOSTLY CLOUDY

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

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          10%                   40%
            AFTERNOON:        5%                    40%
            EVENING:          10%                   30%

WIND        MORNING:          SE 15-17 MPH          S 16-17 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        SE 16-20 MPH          SE 17-20 MPH
            EVENING:          SE 18-20 MPH          SE 20-22 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            MODERATE              MODERATE

LIGHTNING RISK:               NONE                  MODERATE

UV INDEX:                     VERY HIGH             EXTREME

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             4 FEET                5 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        7 SECONDS             7 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     HIGH: 826 AM          HIGH: 909 AM
                              LOW : 1146 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
CROSSES THE AREA. A STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR FRIDAY AND
DIMINISH TO MODERATE TO STRONG OVER THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.
HIGHS AT THE BEACHES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 80S WITH LOWS IN
THE UPPER 70S. THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON FRIDAY
WITH A MODERATE RISK CONTINUING OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.


* A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS
  SUPPORT STRONGER AND/OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.  RESEARCH HAS
  SHOWN RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER IN
  THE VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS.

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

$$

CB/TMT



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