Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 190933

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
433 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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

433 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018


Rip Current Risk:      Moderate Risk. Life threatening rip
                       currents are possible in the surf zone.
                       Remember to swim near a lifeguard and
                       with a non-inflatable flotation device,
                       such as a life jacket and boogie board.

Lightning Risk:       None.

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

Weather:               Cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy.
                       Showers possible. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Temperatures:          Mid 70s.

Wind:                  Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          3 to 5 feet.

Surf Temperature:      69 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       67 degrees.

Tides:                 A LOW AT 6 O5 PM.

Outlook:               An elevated risk for rip currents will continue
                       into the early part of next week. Rain chances will
                       also continue through the forecast period. Rainfall
                       may be heavy at times. High temperatures will remain
                       in the mid to upper 70s through next week.

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


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