Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX...CORRECTED
420 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-172300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
420 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      HIGH RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE
                       LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE. A HIGH RISK OF RIP
                       CURRENTS MEANS THAT SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE
                       DANGEROUS FOR ALL SWIMMERS.

LIGHTNING RISK:       LOW RISK.

ULTRAVIOLET INDEX:     MODERATE. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND SUNGLASSES,
                       AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR HIGHER. SEEK
                       SHADE DURING THE MIDDAY HOURS OF 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER:               MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.

TEMPERATURES:          AROUND 80.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          3 TO 5 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      68 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       68 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A MINOR LOW AT 1 17 AM. A MINOR HIGH AT 5 O5 AM.
                       A LOW AT 12 O6 PM. A HIGH AT 7 29 PM.

OUTLOOK:               AN ELEVATED RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED
                       WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH STRONG EASTERLY
                       SWELLS AND AGAIN ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY FOLLOWING
                       A COLD FRONT THIS WEEKEND. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUES THROUGH THURSDAY.

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

$$
HALLMAN



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