Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
426 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-022300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
426 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...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.

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

WEATHER:               CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING AND
                       SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.

TEMPERATURES:          LOW 80S.

WIND:                  EAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTH AT 15 TO 20 MPH IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          4 TO 6 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      75 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       78 DEGREES.

TIDES:   A LOW AT 5 29 AM. A HIGH AT 12 44 PM.
                       A LOW AT 7 O6 PM.

OUTLOOK:               RIP CURRENT RISK WILL LIKELY REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH
                       TUESDAY AS WINDS AND WAVE HEIGHTS REMAIN HEIGHTENED.
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
                       TUESDAY BEFORE WEATHER CONDITIONS IMPROVE TO MOSTLY
                       SUNNY SKIES AND WARM TEMPERATURES EACH DAY THEREAFTER.

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

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BIRCHFIELD



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