Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
540 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

TXZ242-243-302245-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
540 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              75                    75
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        80                    78
WATER LEVEL:                  0.70 FT MSL           0.73 FT MSL
WIND:                         N 3 MPH               NE 10 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 FRIDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 81                  71 / 78

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

WEATHER     MORNING:          SHOWERS               SHOWERS / TSTMS
            AFTERNOON:        SHOWERS               NONE
            EVENING:          SHOWERS / TSTMS       NONE

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          20%                   20%
            AFTERNOON:        20%                   10%
            EVENING:          20%                   0%

WIND        MORNING:          NE 6-9 MPH            N 8-14 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        NE 8-12 MPH           NE 14-17 MPH
            EVENING:          E 8-12 MPH            NE 15-21 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            LOW                   LOW

LIGHTNING RISK:               NONE                  LOW

UV INDEX:                     HIGH                  HIGH

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             2 FEET                3 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        6 SECONDS             5 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 215 PM          LOW : 326 PM
                              HIGH: 1117 PM         HIGH: 1149 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...INCREASING NORTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED ON
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO
TEXAS. THE RIDGE WILL BRING COOLER AIR TO THE COAST. THE SURFACE
RIDGE WILL MOVE EAST THIS WEEKEND...ALLOWING FOR AN INCREASE IN
MOISTURE AND TEMPERATURES THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. MOISTURE WILL
BE SUFFICIENT BY MONDAY TO PROVIDE FOR A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION.


* 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.

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

$$

PZ/GW






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