Surf Forecast
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FZUS54 KCRP 171133

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
533 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas...

533 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              76                    74
Sea Water Temperature:        76                    73
Water Level:                  0.03 ft msl           0.36 ft msl
Wind:                         S 12 mph              S 5 mph

Note: Port Aransas observation is from inside the ship channel until
Port Aransas jetty observation site is back online.


                              Today                 Saturday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 80                  74 / 80

Sky         Morning:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Afternoon:        Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Evening:          Partly cloudy         Mostly clear

Weather     Morning:          None                  None
            Afternoon:        None                  Showers
            Evening:          None                  None

Precip Chc  Morning:          5%                    10%
            Afternoon:        5%                    10%
            Evening:          5%                    10%

Wind        Morning:          S 12-15 mph           S 13-17 mph
            Afternoon:        S 14-20 mph           E 8-14 mph
            Evening:          S 18-22 mph           N 12-30 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Low                   Low

Lightning Risk:               None                  None

UV Index:                     Moderate              Moderate

Sig Wave Height:*             3 feet                4 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        5 seconds             6 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     Low : 743 AM          Low : 814 AM
                              High: 404 PM          High: 454 PM

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...Strong northeast flow expected Sunday morning
becoming weak to moderate by Sunday night. Generally weak onshore
flow and increasing moisture Monday through Tuesday. An upper
disturbance will contribute to isolated showers Tuesday. Colder
Sunday and Monday. Warmer Tuesday.

* 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 of northeasterly
  winds exist.

* Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, remain calm.
  Don`t 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.


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