Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
531 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

TXZ242-243-252245-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
531 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              71                    69
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        72                    70
WATER LEVEL:                  -0.08 FT MSL          -0.01 FT MSL
WIND:                         SE 12 MPH             S 13 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 SUNDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 77                  69 / 77

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

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

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          15%                   5%
            AFTERNOON:        5%                    5%
            EVENING:          5%                    5%

WIND        MORNING:          SW 7-15 MPH           S 10-16 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        NE 5-10 MPH           SE 14-23 MPH
            EVENING:          SE 7-12 MPH           S 18-23 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            LOW                   LOW

LIGHTNING RISK:               LOW                   NONE

UV INDEX:                     VERY HIGH             VERY HIGH

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             3 FEET                4 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        8 SECONDS             8 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 751 AM          HIGH: 139 AM
                              HIGH: 328 PM          LOW : 841 AM
                              LOW : 856 PM          HIGH: 344 PM
                                                    LOW : 916 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW MONDAY AND TUESDAY WILL BECOME STRONG ON
WEDNESDAY. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 70S WITH LOWS IN
THE LOWER 70S. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY.


* 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.

* SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
  DONT 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.

$$

TMT/TJ


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