Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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000 FZUS54 KCRP 211030 SRFCRP Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX 530 AM CDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas... TXZ242-243-212230- KLEBERG-NUECES- 530 AM CDT Tue Aug 21 2018 5 AM Observations: Bob Hall Pier Port Aransas Air Temperature: 81 82 Sea Water Temperature: 80 83 Water Level: 0.85 ft msl 0.49 ft msl Wind: SE 8 mph SW 5 mph Forecast: Today Wednesday Min/Max Temp: / 88 81 / 88 Sky Morning: Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Afternoon: Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Evening: Mostly clear Mostly clear Weather Morning: Showers / Tstms None Afternoon: Showers / Tstms None Evening: None None Precip Chc Morning: 20% 10% Afternoon: 20% 10% Evening: 10% 10% Wind Morning: S 8-12 mph S 6-9 mph Afternoon: SE 8-15 mph SE 6-13 mph Evening: SE 13-15 mph SE 12-14 mph Rip Current Risk:* Low Low Lightning Risk: Low None UV Index: Very High Very High Sig Wave Height:* 2 feet 2 feet Dominant Wave Period:* 5 seconds 6 seconds Port Aransas Jetty Tides: Low : 643 PM High: 357 AM Low : 732 PM .Outlook (Days 3-5)... A light south to southeast flow is expected Thursday through Saturday with a brief increase to light to moderate levels each afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 80s with lows in the lower 80s. Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible Saturday. * A low risk of rip currents means that any rip currents that do form are likely to be weak but still may pose a danger to poor swimmers. Research has shown rip currents are typically more frequent in the vicinity of jetties, inlets, and piers and these can be quite strong on days where the overall rip current threat is low...especially if strong southerly of northeasterly winds exist. * 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. $$ ANM/TMT

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