Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
550 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL
CONTINUE TO INTERACT WITH TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE OVER THE
SOUTHEASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE AND PRODUCE A LONG EASTERLY TO
NORTHEAST FETCH OF MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ACROSS MUCH OF THE
LOWER TEXAS GULF WATERS. THESE WINDS WILL MAINTAIN ELEVATED GULF
SWELLS THAT WILL APPROACH AND PILE UP ON THE LOWER TEXAS COAST
FROM THE EAST. THESE SWELLS WILL COMBINE WITH HIGHER THAN NORMAL
ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDES TO PRODUCE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AT THE
BEACHES OF SOUTH PADRE ISLAND AND AT BOCA CHICA BEACH TODAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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550 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* COASTAL FLOODING...BRIEF PERIODS OF OVER WASH WILL BE POSSIBLE
  AROUND HIGH TIDE ON PADRE ISLAND...WITH GULF WATERS POSSIBLY
  RUNNING UP TO THE DUNES.

* TIMING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS MOST LIKELY AROUND HIGH
  TIDE...WHICH IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR AT THE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
  JETTIES AT 404 PM TODAY. ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDES ARE PREDICTED
  TO BE BETWEEN 1.0 AND 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* IMPACTS...THE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING MAY MAKE WALKING ON AREA
  BEACHES AND DRIVING ON THE BEACHES DIFFICULT. AN ELEVATED RIP
  CURRENT RISK IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST TODAY AND TONIGHT. MINOR
  BEACH EROSION MAY OCCUR THROUGH TONIGHT.

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