Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
420 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-252300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
420 AM CDT TUE APR 25 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:     VERY HIGH. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND
                       SUNGLASSES, AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR
                       HIGHER. REMAIN IN SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               PARTLY SUNNY AND BREEZY.

TEMPERATURES:          MID 80S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS
                       OF UP TO 30 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          3 TO 5 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      76 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       78 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A HIGH OCCURRED AT 3 28 AM. A LOW AT 9 35 AM.
                       A MINOR HIGH AT 1 58 PM. A LOW AT 8 56 PM.

OUTLOOK:               AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE
                       THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO INCREASING WINDS
                       AND BUILDING SEAS ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COAST.
                       WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE BREEZY AT TIMES
                       ALONG WITH TEMPERATURES REACHING THE LOWER
                       80S EACH DAY.

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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