Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
453 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-302300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
453 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THIS AFTERNOON...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      MODERATE RISK. MARINE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
                       MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. SWIM WITH A NON-INFLATABLE
                       FLOTATION DEVICE, SUCH AS A LIFE JACKET AND BOOGIE
                       BOARD.

ULTRAVIOLET INDEX:     HIGH. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND SUNGLASSES
                       AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR HIGHER. SEEK SHADE
                       DURING THE MIDDAY HOURS TO 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER:               MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY.

TEMPERATURES:          HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

WIND:                  NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 3 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      62 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       61 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 5 36 AM. A HIGH AT 3 16 PM.

OUTLOOK:               WINDS SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST AND WAVE HEIGHTS WILL BUILD
                       LATER TODAY AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE COASTAL
                       WATERS RESULTING IN THE RIP CURRENT RISK BECOMING MODERATE
                       THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS BRIEFLY RETURN TO THE SOUTHEAST
                       SATURDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT. RIP
                       CURRENT RISK WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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

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