Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
406 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-052300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
406 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

RIP CURRENT RISK:      LOW RISK. THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,
                       LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE
                       VICINITY OF THE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND JETTY. REMEMBER TO
                       SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

LIGHTNING RISK:       NONE.

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:               SUNNY.

TEMPERATURES:          LOWER 80S.

WIND:                  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING EAST IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          1 TO 2 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      76 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       75 DEGREES.

TIDES:   A MINOR LOW AT 9 25 AM. A MINOR HIGH AT 1 PM.
                       A LOW AT 8 36 PM.

OUTLOOK:               RIP CURRENT RISK WILL LIKELY REMAIN LOW THROUGH
                       SATURDAY AS WAVE HEIGHTS REMAIN LOW AND WINDS SHIFT
                       BACK TO THE SOUTHEAST. WINDS INCREASE AND SEAS BEGIN
                       TO BUILD SATURDAY NIGHT BRINGING AN ELEVATED RISK OF
                       RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
                       WARM TEMPERATURES AND SUNNY SKIES CONTINUE THROUGH
                       THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND WITH CLOUD COVER
                       INCREASING GOING INTO SUNDAY.


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

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