Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
425 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-262300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
425 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      MODERATE RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS
                       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 WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. 20
                       PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.

TEMPERATURES:          MIDDLE 70S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          3 TO 5 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      71 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       71 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A LOW AT 8 39 AM. A HIGH AT 4 29 PM.
                       A MINOR LOW AT 9 23 PM.

OUTLOOK:               AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL BE
                       POSSIBLE THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY WITH
                       MODERATE WINDS AND SEAS ALONG THE LOWER
                       TEXAS COAST. A FEW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE
                       TODAY WITH BETTER CHANCES RETURNING AT
                       THE END OF THE WEEK.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT RIP CURRENT SAFETY, VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE RIP CURRENT WEBSITE AT WWW.RIPCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV.

$$

BIRCHFIELD



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