Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
542 AM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

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

TXZ242-243-192245-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
542 AM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              81                    82
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        82                    84
WATER LEVEL:                  0.55 FT MSL           0.56 FT MSL
WIND:                         SE 18 MPH             SE 21 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 WEDNESDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 87                  82 / 86

SKY         MORNING:          PARTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY
            AFTERNOON:        PARTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY
            EVENING:          PARTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY

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

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          10%                   20%
            AFTERNOON:        10%                   20%
            EVENING:          10%                   10%

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

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            MODERATE              MODERATE

LIGHTNING RISK:               LOW                   LOW

UV INDEX:                     EXTREME               EXTREME

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             3 FEET                4 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        9 SECONDS             9 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 542 PM          HIGH: 308 AM
                                                    LOW : 640 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...
VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY. MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WILL BECOME
LIGHT TO MODERATE ON SATURDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY MORNING AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MAXIMUM HEAT
INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE MID TO UPPER 90S DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS.

* A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS
  SUPPORT STRONGER AND/OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.  ONLY
  EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. 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.

$$

GW/IB




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