Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 141131

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
530 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...For the Beaches of South Padre Island and Boca Chica...

530 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

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
                       jetties. Remember to swim near a lifeguard, if

Lightning Risk:       None.

Ultraviolet Index:     Moderate. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and
                       sunglasses, and use sunscreen of SPF 15 or
                       higher. Seek shade during the midday hours of
                       10 am to 4 pm.

Weather:               Mostly cloudy.

Temperatures:          Lower 70s.

Wind:                  South 10 to 15 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 feet or less.

Surf Temperature:      65 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       57 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 6 18 am. A high at 3 o2 pm.

Outlook:               Weather and marine conditions will become
                       adverse for the end of the week and through
                       the weekend due to the passage of a cold
                       front. Numerous areas of light rain,
                       drizzle, and showers along with strong
                       winds and rough seas are likely.

To learn more about rip current safety, visit the National Weather
Service rip current website at


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