Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
527 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017

.FOR THE BEACHES FROM MALAQUITE BEACH TO PORT ARANSAS...

TXZ242-243-262230-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
527 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              77                    77
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        78                    77
WATER LEVEL:                  1.52 FT MSL           1.66 FT MSL
WIND:                         S 26 MPH              S 28 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 THURSDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 87                  69 / 78

SKY         MORNING:          MOSTLY CLOUDY         MOSTLY SUNNY
            AFTERNOON:        MOSTLY SUNNY          MOSTLY SUNNY
            EVENING:          CLEAR                 MOSTLY CLEAR

WEATHER     MORNING:          NONE                  NONE
            AFTERNOON:        NONE                  NONE
            EVENING:          NONE                  NONE

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          5%                    0%
            AFTERNOON:        5%                    0%
            EVENING:          0%                    0%

WIND        MORNING:          SW 15-24 MPH          E 13-20 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        NW 15-20 MPH          SE 13-15 MPH
            EVENING:          N 13-23 MPH           SE 14-15 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            LOW                   LOW

LIGHTNING RISK:               NONE                  NONE

UV INDEX:                     EXTREME               VERY HIGH

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             5 FEET                3 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        7 SECONDS             6 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 1045 AM         HIGH: 552 AM
                              HIGH: 218 PM          LOW : 1025 PM
                              LOW : 942 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...WARM TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
REST OF THE WORK WEEK. STRENGTHENING ONSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR ON
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY ACCOMPANY THE
FRONT. COOLER AND DRIER AIR WILL QUICKLY FILTER INTO THE AREA
BEHIND THE FRONT.

* A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT ANY RIP CURRENTS THAT DO
  FORM ARE LIKELY TO BE WEAK BUT STILL MAY POSE A DANGER TO POOR
  SWIMMERS. RESEARCH HAS SHOWN RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE
  FREQUENT IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS AND
  THESE CAN BE QUITE STRONG ON DAYS WHERE THE OVERALL RIP CURRENT
  THREAT IS LOW...ESPECIALLY IF STRONG SOUTHERLY OR NORTHEASTERLY
  WINDS EXIST.

* SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
  DONT FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
  SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR
  WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF
  THE RIP CURRENT.

* WAVE HEIGHT AND PERIOD FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF DEEP OCEAN
  WAVES OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS...NOT SURF CONDITIONS.

$$

TE/TB



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