Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
428 AM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-022300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
428 AM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...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:       MODERATE.

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 AND 4 PM.

WEATHER:               MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS.
                       CHANCE OF RAIN IS 40 PERCENT.

TEMPERATURES:          UPPER 70S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          4 TO 6 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      74 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       73 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 9 47 AM. A HIGH AT 7 27 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY REMAIN
                       ELEVATED THROUGH MONDAY AS STRONG EASTERLY SWELLS
                       PERSIST TOWARDS THE LOWER TEXAS COAST. UNSETTLED
                       WEATHER CONDITIONS RETURN THIS WEEKEND AS AN
                       UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND INCREASED MOISTURE
                       LEAD TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                       THE BEST CHANCE OF RAIN WILL BE ON 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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BIRCHFIELD



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