Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
559 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

TXZ242-243-282300-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
559 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              73                    72
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        75                    72
WATER LEVEL:                  1.07 FT MSL           1.12 FT MSL
WIND:                         SE 18 MPH             SE 17 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 WEDNESDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 78                  73 / 78

SKY         MORNING:          PARTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY
            AFTERNOON:        PARTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY
            EVENING:          PARTLY CLOUDY         MOSTLY CLEAR

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

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          5%                    30%
            AFTERNOON:        5%                    15%
            EVENING:          10%                   20%

WIND        MORNING:          SE 13-20 MPH          S 12-20 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        SE 20-22 MPH          S 10-15 MPH
            EVENING:          SE 21-24 MPH          S 12-15 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            MODERATE              HIGH

LIGHTNING RISK:               NONE                  MODERATE

UV INDEX:                     VERY HIGH             HIGH

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             4 FEET                5 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        7 SECONDS             8 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 1025 AM         HIGH: 517 AM
                              HIGH: 406 PM          LOW : 1123 AM
                              LOW : 1015 PM         HIGH: 410 PM
                                                    LOW : 1053 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...
STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY. AFTERNOON HIGHS
WILL BE IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY MORNING. A WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED BEHIND A FRONT ON THURSDAY. MODERATE TO
STRONG ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED AGAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY.


* A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK MEANS THE SURF IS DANGEROUS FOR ALL
  LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. EVEN THOSE USING SURF OR BOOGIE BOARDS ARE
  URGED TO USE EXTREME CAUTION. RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-THREATENING
  TO ANYONE ENTERING THE SURF.

* A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS WIND AND/OR WAVE
   CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER AND/OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.
   RESEARCH HAS SHOWN RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND
   STRONGER IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS.

* SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
  DONT FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
  SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR
  WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF
  THE RIP CURRENT.

* WAVE HEIGHT AND PERIOD FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF DEEP OCEAN
  WAVES OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS...NOT SURF CONDITIONS.

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