Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
429 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-252300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
429 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      HIGH RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE
                       LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE. A HIGH RISK OF RIP
                       CURRENTS MEANS THAT SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE
                       DANGEROUS FOR ALL SWIMMERS.

LIGHTNING RISK:       NONE.

ULTRAVIOLET INDEX:     VERY HIGH. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND
                       SUNGLASSES,AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR
                       HIGHER. REMAIN IN SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               SUNNY.

TEMPERATURES:          MIDDLE 70S.

WIND:                  NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          4 TO 6 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      71 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       71 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 7 56 AM. A HIGH AT 4 14 PM.
                       A MINOR LOW AT 9 O4 PM.

OUTLOOK:               AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL BE
                       POSSIBLE THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY WITH
                       MODERATE WINDS AND SEAS ALONG THE LOWER
                       TEXAS COAST. WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE
                       WARM AND MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH THE NEXT
                       SEVERAL DAYS WITH RAIN CHANCES RETURNING
                       IN THE SECOND HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

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

$$

BIRCHFIELD



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