Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
435 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

435 AM CST Mon Jan 22 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

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:               Areas of dense fog early in the morning. Mostly
                       cloudy with isolated showers in the morning, then
                       sunny in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 20

Temperatures:          Upper 60s.

Wind:                  North 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      57 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       56 degrees.

Tides:                 A minor high at 3 49 am. A low at 11 41 am.
                       A high at 7 19 pm.

Outlook:               The risk for rip currents will likely remain
                       elevated through the week with elevated wave
                       heights. Next chance of rain returns Thursday
                       with a coastal trough of low pressure into
                       Saturday before a cold front arrives with
                       slightly higher chances of rain. Afternoon
                       temperatures peak into the mid and upper 60s
                       this week into Saturday.

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


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