Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
431 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

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

431 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

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.

Lightning Risk:       None.

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

Weather:               Partly cloudy.

Temperatures:          Upper 70s.

Wind:                  Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 3 feet.

Surf Temperature:      73 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       73 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 12 33 am. A high at 9 32 am.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of life threatening rip currents
                       will return Friday and continue through mid next
                       week. Mostly sunny skies and dry conditions can be
                       expected through mid next week with highs in the
                       upper 70s to low 80s.

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


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