Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
416 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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

416 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 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:     Very high. 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 isolated showers and
                       thunderstorms. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Temperatures:          Upper 80s.

Wind:                  Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 3 feet.

Surf Temperature:      83 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       84 degrees.

Tides:                 A minor high at 4 15 am. A low at 11 23 am.
                       A high at 7 20 pm.

Outlook:               A low risk for rip currents is expected to
                       continue through the weekend and into early
                       next week. Isolated to scattered showers
                       and thunderstorms are possible each day.
                       Temperatures will top out in the mid to upper
                       80s each afternoon.

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

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