Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
548 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-062300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
548 AM CST SAT FEB 6 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:     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:               MOSTLY SUNNY.

TEMPERATURES:          LOWER 60S.

WIND:                  NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH
                       IN THE AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      62 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       59 DEGREES.

TIDES:   A LOW AT 6 57 AM. A HIGH AT 4 O7 PM.

OUTLOOK:               NORTHERLY WINDS AND ELEVATED WAVE HEIGHTS WILL
                       RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH AT
                       LEAST TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS WILL SUBSIDE BRIEFLY
                       SUNDAY BEFORE BECOMING ELEVATED ONCE AGAIN MONDAY
                       WITH THE PASSAGE OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT, RESULTING
                       IN AN ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK. MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES
                       AND HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 60S ARE EXPECTED
                       THROUGH MIDWEEK.

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

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