Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
420 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

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

420 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

Rip Current Risk:      Low risk. The risk for rip currents is low,
                       however, life threatening rip currents often
                       occur in the vicinity of the south padre island
                       jetties. Remember to swim near a lifeguard.

Lightning Risk:       Low risk.

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

Weather:               Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers
                       and thunderstorms.

Temperatures:          Lower 90s. Heat Index values up to 108.

Wind:                  Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 feet or less.

Surf Temperature:      84 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       87 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 3 58 am. A low at 7 15 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents is possible
                       Sunday through Wednesday. High temperatures
                       will top off in the upper 80s to lower 90s
                       this weekend into next week. Chance of showers
                       and thunderstorms returns Tuesday and Wednesday
                       with a developing inverted trough of low
                       pressure and increased moisture off of the Gulf.

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

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