Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
414 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...For the Beaches of South Padre Island and Boca Chica...

414 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

Rip Current Risk:      Low risk. The risk for rip currents is low,
                       however, life threatening rip currents often
                       occur in the vicinity of the South Padre Island
                       jetties. Remember to swim near a lifeguard.

Lightning Risk:       Low risk.

Ultraviolet Index:     Very high. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and
                       sunglasses, and use sunscreen of SPF 15
                       or higher. Remain in the shade if possible.

Weather:               Partly sunny in the morning then becoming
                       partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
                       thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Temperatures:          Low 90s. Heat Index 102 to 107 degrees.

Wind:                  Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 feet or less.

Surf Temperature:      83 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       85 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 4 12 am. A minor low at 9 35 am.
                       A high at 3 49 pm. A low at 10 30 pm.

Outlook:               A low risk for rip currents is expected to
                       continue through the weekend. Isolated
                       to scattered showers and thunderstorms
                       are possible each day through this weekend.
                       High temperatures will peak in the upper
                       80s to near 90 each afternoon.

To learn more about rip current safety, visit the National Weather
Service rip current website at

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