Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 181044
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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
544 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

TXZ242-243-182300-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
544 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              82                    83
Sea Water Temperature:        85                    86
Water Level:                  0.89 ft msl           0.84 ft msl
Wind:                         S 12 mph              S 12 mph


Forecast:

                              Today                 Saturday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 88                  83 / 89

Sky         Morning:          Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Afternoon:        Mostly sunny          Partly cloudy
            Evening:          Mostly clear          Mostly clear

Weather     Morning:          None                  Showers
            Afternoon:        None                  None
            Evening:          None                  None

Precip Chc  Morning:          5%                    10%
            Afternoon:        5%                    5%
            Evening:          0%                    10%

Wind        Morning:          S 9-14 mph            SE 5-8 mph
            Afternoon:        SE 9-16 mph           SE 8-14 mph
            Evening:          SE 15-17 mph          SE 14-16 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Moderate              Moderate

Lightning Risk:               None                  None

UV Index:                     Extreme               Extreme

Sig Wave Height:*             3 feet                2 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        7 seconds             7 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     Low : 707 PM          High: 411 AM
                                                    Low : 802 PM


.Outlook (Days 3-5)...
Isolated showers and thunderstorms may occur over the surf zone and
farther offshore Sunday. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be
possible Monday and Tuesday. A weak to moderate onshore flow is
expected during the period. Highs will be in the upper 80s to lower
90s, with lows in the lower 80s.

* A moderate risk of rip currents means wind and/or wave conditions
  support stronger and/or more frequent rip currents.  Research has
  shown rip currents are typically more frequent and stronger in the
  vicinity of jetties, inlets, and piers.

* 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.

$$

GW/LB


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