Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
FZUS54 KBRO 180953 CCA

Surf Zone Forecast...Corrected
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
453 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...For the Beaches of South Padre Island and Boca Chica...

453 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Rip Current Risk:      Low risk. The risk for rip currents is low,
                       however, life threatening rip currents
                       often occur in the vicinity of the South
                       Padre Island jetties. Remember to swim near
                       a lifeguard.

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:               Sunny.

Temperatures:          Near 80.

Wind:                  East northeast 5 to 10 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      78 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       78 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 8 37 am. A high at 3 35 pm.
                       A low at 9 43 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk for rip currents is
                       possible through the remainder of the week
                       and through the weekend. High temperatures
                       will continue to push into the low to mid
                       80s through the end of the week. Shower and
                       thunderstorm chances return starting tonight
                       and continuing through the weekend.

To learn more about rip current safety, visit the National Weather
Service rip current website at

Billings is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.