Surf Forecast
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FZUS54 KCRP 251038

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
538 AM CDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas...

538 AM CDT Sun Jun 25 2017


5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              83                    81
Sea Water Temperature:        86                    85
Water Level:                  1.53 ft msl           1.65 ft msl
Wind:                         E 14 mph              E 14 mph


                              Today                 Monday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 86                  79 / 85

Sky         Morning:          Mostly cloudy         Mostly cloudy
            Afternoon:        Partly cloudy         Mostly cloudy
            Evening:          Partly cloudy         Mostly cloudy

Weather     Morning:          Showers / Tstms       Showers / Tstms
            Afternoon:        Showers / Tstms       Showers / Tstms
            Evening:          Showers / Tstms       Showers / Tstms

Precip Chc  Morning:          50%                   50%
            Afternoon:        40%                   40%
            Evening:          40%                   40%

Wind        Morning:          E 8-12 mph            E 7-13 mph
            Afternoon:        E 10-16 mph           E 13-17 mph
            Evening:          E 13-16 mph           E 12-16 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Moderate              Moderate

Lightning Risk:               Moderate              Moderate

UV Index:                     Very High             Very High

Sig Wave Height:*             3 feet                2 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        7 seconds             6 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     High: 702 AM          High: 745 AM
                              Low : 1046 PM         Low : 1135 PM

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...

More seasonable temperatures will greet beachgoers Tuesday as
increased moisture leads to more clouds and scattered to numerous
showers and thunderstorms. Highs will generally be in the
middle to upper 80s at the beaches with morning lows in the upper
70s. Rain chances will decrease by mid to late week with a gradual
warming trend. Onshore winds will increase Wednesday through
Thursday as low pressure develops in the central plains.

* A moderate risk of rip currents means wind and/or wave conditions
  support stronger and/or more frequent rip currents.  Research has
  shown rip currents are typically more frequent and stronger in the
  vicinity of jetties, inlets, and piers.

* Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, remain calm.
  Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
  shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
  wave for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of
  the rip current.

* Wave height and period forecasts are representative of deep ocean
  waves over the offshore waters, not surf conditions.


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