Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
644 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

TXZ242-243-232345-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
644 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              M                     81
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        M                     86
WATER LEVEL:                  M                     0.39 FT MSL
WIND:                         M                     S 12 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 THURSDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 87                  80 / 87

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

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

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

WIND        MORNING:          S 3-8 MPH             SE 3-6 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        SE 6-14 MPH           SE 6-13 MPH
            EVENING:          SE 13-15 MPH          SE 13-15 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            LOW                   LOW

LIGHTNING RISK:               LOW                   LOW

UV INDEX:                     EXTREME               EXTREME

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             2 FEET                2 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        5 SECONDS             5 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 746 PM          HIGH: 456 AM
                                                    LOW : 830 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...
THE OVERALL RIP CURRENT RISK IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN LOW THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH
THE PERIOD.

* 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.

$$

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