Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
412 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-172300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
412 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

RIP CURRENT RISK:      LOW RISK. MARINE CONDITIONS DO NOT SUPPORT THE
                       DEVELOPMENT OF RIP CURRENTS. HOWEVER, RIP CURRENTS ARE
                       STILL POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY OF THE SOUTH
                       PADRE ISLAND JETTY. KNOW HOW TO SWIM AND HEED THE ADVICE
                       OF THE BEACH PATROL.

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:               MOSTLY CLOUDY. 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TEMPERATURES:          HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 4 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      70 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       69 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 5 20 AM. A HIGH AT 2 30 PM.

OUTLOOK:               SEAS HAVE SUBSIDED TODAY, ALLOWING FOR A LOW RISK OF RIP
                       CURRENTS. SEAS MAY BECOME ELEVATED AHEAD OF OUR NEXT COLD
                       FRONT, WHICH WILL PUSH THROUGH ON FRIDAY.

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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