Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
542 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

TXZ242-243-202245-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
542 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              81                    82
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        78                    83
WATER LEVEL:                  0.74 FT MSL           0.72 FT MSL
WIND:                         SE 12 MPH             SE 12 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 THURSDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 88                  82 / 89

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

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

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          20%                   5%
            AFTERNOON:        10%                   5%
            EVENING:          5%                    5%

WIND        MORNING:          SE 13-16 MPH          S 15-16 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        SE 17-21 MPH          SE 17-23 MPH
            EVENING:          SE 21-25 MPH          SE 20-25 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            MODERATE              MODERATE

LIGHTNING RISK:               LOW                   NONE

UV INDEX:                     EXTREME               EXTREME

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             4 FEET                4 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        6 SECONDS             6 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 640 PM          HIGH: 346 AM
                                                    LOW : 731 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL
CONTINUE FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW ON FRIDAY
WILL BECOME LIGHT TO MODERATE ON THIS WEEKEND...AS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT RELAXES. NO SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED FRIDAY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

* A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS
  SUPPORT STRONGER AND/OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.  ONLY
  EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. RESEARCH HAS
  SHOWN RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER IN
  THE VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS.

* WAVE HEIGHT AND PERIOD FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF DEEP OCEAN
  WAVES OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS...NOT SURF CONDITIONS.

$$

RH/GW



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