Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
430 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-182300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
430 AM CST WED JAN 18 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:       LOW RISK.

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:               MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                       AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

TEMPERATURES:          MIDDLE 50S.

WIND:                  SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING LIGHT IN AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 4 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      68 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       70 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A MINOR LOW AT 2 O6 AM. A MINOR HIGH AT 7 15 AM.
                       A MINOR LOW AT 12 47 PM. A MINOR HIGH AT 7 35 PM.

OUTLOOK:               CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                       CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY. DRIER AIR THEN ARRIVES
                       BUT AN ISOLATED SHOWER MAY STILL LINGER ON FRIDAY
                       MORNING. THE REST OF THE WEEKEND WILL REMAIN RAIN
                       FREE. AN ELEVATED RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES
                       FOR THURSDAY THEN RETURNS FOR SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

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

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BRADY


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