Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 241023

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
423 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

423 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...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, if possible, and with
                       a non-inflatable flotation device, such as a
                       life jacket or boogie board.

Lightning Risk:       None.

Ultraviolet Index:     Very High. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses,
                       and use sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher. Remain in
                       shade if possible.

Weather:               Windy and Partly Cloudy.

Temperatures:          Mid 70s.

Wind:                  South 20 to 25 mph with higher gusts.

Wave Heights:          4 to 6 feet.

Surf Temperature:      63 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       65 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 1 18 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents is possible
                       for Sunday and the upcoming week. The chance
                       of rain and thunderstorms return tonight and
                       will continue through Monday night. The high
                       temperatures will remain mild this week with
                       values in the low to mid 70s.

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


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