Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
423 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-292300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
423 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      HIGH RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE
                       LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE. A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
                       MEANS THAT SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS FOR
                       ALL SWIMMERS.

LIGHTNING RISK:       NONE.

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:               HAZY AND PARTLY SUNNY.

TEMPERATURES:          MID 80S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          5 TO 7 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      76 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       79 DEGREES.

TIDES:   A HIGH AT 11 29 AM.

OUTLOOK:               RIP CURRENT RISK WILL LIKELY REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH
                       MUCH OF THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK DUE TO STRONG
                       WINDS AND BUILDING WAVE HEIGHTS IN THE SURF ZONE. THERE
                       IS A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY
                       SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WITH THE BEST CHANCE BEING
                       MONDAY AND TUESDAY. OTHERWISE, CONDITIONS WILL BE MOSTLY
                       CLOUDY AND WARM ALONG THE COAST.

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

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BIRCHFIELD



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