Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 211030

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
430 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

430 AM CST Tue Nov 21 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, if

Lightning Risk:       None.

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:               Partly Cloudy.

Temperatures:          Middle 70s.

Wind:                  South 5 to 10 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      75 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       73 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 9 51 am. A high at 7 38 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk for rip currents will
                       once again develop from Wednesday into
                       Thursday in wake of the passage of the
                       next cold front overnight tonight. The
                       Temperatures will trend comfortable as
                       highs will range from the upper 60s on
                       Wednesday to the middle 70s during the
                       upcoming weekend. Chances for rain and
                       thunderstorms will develop tonight for
                       the cold front. Activity will continue
                       into Wednesday night before conditions
                       clear for the rest of the week.

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

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