Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
559 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

TXZ242-243-172300-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
559 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              66                    64
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        67                    65
WATER LEVEL:                  1.20 FT MSL           1.21 FT MSL
WIND:                         E 16 MPH              SE 21 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 FRIDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 72                  66 / 73

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

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

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          30%                   10%
            AFTERNOON:        30%                   10%
            EVENING:          20%                   10%

WIND        MORNING:          SE 13-16 MPH          NE 13-15 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        E 13-18 MPH           NE 14-15 MPH
            EVENING:          E 15-20 MPH           E 9-15 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            LOW                   LOW

LIGHTNING RISK:               LOW                   NONE

UV INDEX:                     MODERATE              VERY HIGH

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             4 FEET                3 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        5 SECONDS             7 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     HIGH: 654 AM          HIGH: 801 AM
                              LOW : 1105 PM         LOW : 1154 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND. DRIER AIR OVER THE GULF WATERS
WILL LIMIT RAIN CHANCES ON SATURDAY...BUT AN APPROACHING UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL PROVIDE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. HIGHS WILL BE NEAR NORMAL FOR
THE WEEKEND AND SLIGHTLY WARMER ON MONDAY.



* 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.

$$

IB/TMT





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