Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
422 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-132300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
422 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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 JETTY. 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 AND 4 PM.

WEATHER:               SUNNY.

TEMPERATURES:          UPPER 60S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 3 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      63 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       63 DEGREES.

TIDES:   A HIGH AT 7 22 AM. A MINOR LOW AT 12 35 PM.
                       A MINOR HIGH AT 5 45 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL LIKELY REMAIN LOW THROUGH
                       SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE WINDS INCREASE AND SEAS BUILD
                       DUE TO THE APPROACH OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. AN ELEVATED
                       RISK IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. WEATHER
                       CONDITIONS WILL BE WARM AND DRY WITH MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES
                       EXPECTED EACH DAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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

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BIRCHFIELD



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