Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 181015

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
415 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

415 AM CST Sat Nov 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:       None.

Ultraviolet Index:     High. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses,
                       and use sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher. Seek shade
                       during the midday hours of 10am to 4pm.

Weather:               Partly cloudy.

Temperatures:          Mid 80s.

Wind:                  South 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      77 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       77 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 8 18 am. A high at 5 13 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk for rip currents is
                       expected into Monday with the approach
                       and passage of a cold front. Elevated
                       rip current risks are likely Wednesday
                       and Thursday following a second cold
                       front. Isolated showers possible on
                       Monday. High temperatures will drop
                       into the 60s Sunday and 70s this week
                       through next weekend.

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

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