Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
447 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-052300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
447 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      MODERATE RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE
                       POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. REMEMBER TO SWIM NEAR
                       A LIFEGUARD AND WITH A NON-INFLATABLE FLOTATION
                       DEVICE, SUCH AS A LIFE JACKET OR BOOGIE BOARD.

LIGHTNING RISK:       LOW.

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 AND 4 PM.

WEATHER:               CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCEO OF
                       RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. THEN GRADUAL CLEARING
                       IN THE AFTERNOON.

TEMPERATURES:          MID 60S.

WIND:                  NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          4 TO 6 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      73 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       74 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 11 49 AM. A HIGH AT 8 54 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS REMAINS POSSIBLE THROUGH
                       TUESDAY WITH ELEVATED WAVE HEIGHTS IN THE NEARSHORE
                       GULF WATERS. RAIN CHANCES RETURN WEDNESDAY WITH THE
                       APPROACH OF A STRONG COLD FRONT FROM THE NORTH. MUCH
                       COOLER AIR IS ALSO EXPECTED BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

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

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BIRCHFIELD



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