Surf Forecast
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FZUS54 KCRP 291105

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
605 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas...

605 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              84                    84
Sea Water Temperature:        86                    85
Water Level:                  0.82 ft msl           0.9 ft msl
Wind:                         S 22 mph G 25         S 23 mph


                              Today                 Friday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 88                  83 / 88

Sky         Morning:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Afternoon:        Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Evening:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy

Weather     Morning:          Showers / Tstms       Showers / Tstms
            Afternoon:        Showers / Tstms       Showers / Tstms
            Evening:          None                  None

Precip Chc  Morning:          40%                   20%
            Afternoon:        40%                   20%
            Evening:          10%                   10%

Wind        Morning:          S 13-15 mph           S 17-21 mph
            Afternoon:        S 14-21 mph           SE 17-21 mph
            Evening:          S 18-22 mph           SE 18-22 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Low                   Low

Lightning Risk:               Moderate              Low

UV Index:                     Extreme               Extreme

Sig Wave Height:*             3 feet                4 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        6 seconds             6 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     High: 918 AM          Low : 206 AM
                              Low : 406 PM          High: 937 AM
                              High: 718 PM          Low : 436 PM
                                                    High: 1005 PM

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...
Dry conditions are expected for the weekend and into next week.
Highs will generally be in the upper 80s at the beaches with morning
lows in the lower 80s. Onshore winds will generally be moderate to
occasionally strong through the weekend.

* 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 of northeasterly
  winds exist.

* Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, remain calm.
  Don`t 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.


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