Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
422 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

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422 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

...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, if possible, and with a non-inflatable
                       flotation device, such as a life jacket or boogie
                       board.

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:               Windy. Mostly cloudy.

Temperatures:          Low 70s.

Wind:                  Southeast around 15 mph, increasing to south 25
                       to 30 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      55 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       53 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 11 am. A high at 7 16 pm.

Outlook:               The risk for rip currents will likely remain
                       elevated through the week with elevated wave
                       heights. Isolated showers will return tonight
                       into Monday morning with a weak cold front.
                       Persistent mid level trough of low pressure
                       keeps a chance of showers in Tuesday through
                       Friday before a cold front arrives on Saturday.
                       Afternoon temperatures peak into the mid 60s
                       all week.

To learn more about rip current safety, visit the National Weather
Service rip current website at www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov.

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Hallman


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