Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
440 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

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

440 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

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, if

Lightning Risk:       None.

Ultraviolet Index:     Extreme. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses,
                       and use sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher. Remain in
                       the shade if possible.

Weather:               Patchy fog early in the morning. Mostly cloudy
                       with isolated showers. Chance of precipitation
                       20 percent.

Temperatures:          Lower 70s.

Wind:                  Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wave Heights:          1 to 3 feet.

Surf Temperature:      68 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       71 degrees.

Tides:                 A low occurred at 1 18 am. A high at 11 44 am.

Outlook:               There is a low risk of rip currents expected
                       again today. The risk will likely remain low
                       through Wednesday morning before becoming
                       elevated on Wednesday afternoon. Today there
                       is a slight chance of rain behind the weak
                       cold front. Rain chances will end this evening.
                       Despite the weak cold front, high temperatures
                       will remain in the lower 70s through the week.
                       The next best chance of rain will be on Saturday.

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


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