Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
428 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-232300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
428 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...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 AND WITH A NON-INFLATABLE FLOTATION
                       DEVICE, SUCH AS A LIFE JACKET OR BOOGIE BOARD.

LIGHTNING RISK:       MODERATE 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:               MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

TEMPERATURES:          UPPER 80S. HEAT INDEX 100 TO 105.

WIND:                  LIGHT, BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 4 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      81 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       84 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A HIGH AT 2 59 AM. A MINOR LOW AT 8 27 AM.
                       A MINOR HIGH AT 12 O1 PM. A LOW AT 7 54 PM.

OUTLOOK:               AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE
                       THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUES ON
                       INTO TONIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.
                       TEMPERATURES WILL RISE AGAIN TO WELL ABOVE
                       NORMAL THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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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