Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
433 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-192300-
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
433 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      MODERATE RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS
                       ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. REMEMBER TO
                       SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD AND WITH A NON-INFLATABLE
                       FLOTATION DEVICE, SUCH AS A LIFE JACKET OR BOOGIE
                       BOARD.

LIGHTNING RISK:       NONE.

ULTRAVIOLET INDEX:     VERY HIGH. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND
                       SUNGLASSES,AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR
                       HIGHER. REMAIN IN SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               PARTLY SUNNY.

TEMPERATURES:          UPPER 70S.

WIND:                  SOUTH SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER
                       GUSTS.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          3 TO 4 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      72 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       70 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A HIGH AT 1 41 PM.

OUTLOOK:               AN ELEVATED RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS WILL
                       CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY. SHOWER AND
                       THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TONIGHT AND RAMP
                       UP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD
                       BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE TONIGHT INTO EARLY
                       MONDAY MORNING...WITH THE MAIN THREATS BEING
                       STRONG WINDS AND HAIL. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
                       CHANCES CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY...WITH
                       A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS CONTINUING INTO
                       TUESDAY.

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

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