Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
433 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-082300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
433 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      HIGH RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE
                       LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE. A HIGH RISK OF RIP
                       CURRENTS MEANS THAT SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE
                       DANGEROUS FOR ALL SWIMMERS.

LIGHTNING RISK:       NONE.

ULTRAVIOLET INDEX:     LOW. WEAR SUNGLASSES ON BRIGHT DAYS, AND USE
                       SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OF HIGHER IF YOU BURN
                       EASILY.

WEATHER:               RAIN OR DRIZZLE LIKELY. CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
                       RAIN 70 PERCENT.

TEMPERATURES:          TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE UPPER 50S BY
                       LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

WIND:                  NORTH 21 TO 26 MPH INCREASING TO 27 TO 32 MPH
                       THIS AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      72 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       71 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 4 42 AM. A MINOR HIGH AT 10 19 AM.
                       A MINOR LOW AT 3 O5 PM. A MINOR HIGH AT 9 33 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL REMAIN ELEVATED
                       THROUGH THE WEEKEND IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG
                       COLD FRONT. RAIN CHANCES LINGER THROUGH SATURDAY
                       ALONG WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND COOLER
                       TEMPERATURES.

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

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