Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 251105

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
605 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas...

605 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              84                    84
Sea Water Temperature:        85                    85
Water Level:                  M                     0.67 ft msl
Wind:                         SE 18 mph             SE 20 mph


                              Today                 Wednesday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 89                  83 / 88

Sky         Morning:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Afternoon:        Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Evening:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy

Weather     Morning:          Showers               Showers / Tstms
            Afternoon:        None                  Showers / Tstms
            Evening:          None                  None

Precip Chc  Morning:          20%                   20%
            Afternoon:        10%                   20%
            Evening:          10%                   10%

Wind        Morning:          SE 12-17 mph          S 10-17 mph
            Afternoon:        SE 14-20 mph          SE 13-18 mph
            Evening:          SE 15-21 mph          SE 15-18 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Low                   Low

Lightning Risk:               Low                   Low

UV Index:                     Extreme               Extreme

Sig Wave Height:*             4 feet                3 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        6 seconds             5 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     High: 702 AM          High: 727 AM
                              Low : 1231 PM         Low : 100 PM
                              High: 300 PM          High: 432 PM
                              Low : 1124 PM

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...Anticipate isolated showers and
thunderstorms Thursday. Drier atmospheric conditions will
preclude significant precipitation Friday and Saturday. High
temperatures in the mid to upper 80s. Lows in the lower 80s. A
weak to moderate onshore flow is expected Thursday through

* 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 of northeasterly
  winds exist.

* Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, remain calm.
  Don`t 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.

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