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FZUS54 KCRP 201037

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
537 AM CDT Sun May 20 2018

.For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas...

537 AM CDT Sun May 20 2018

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              79                    79
Sea Water Temperature:        82                    82
Water Level:                  0.20 ft msl           0.13 ft msl
Wind:                         E 15 mph              SE 8 mph


                              Today                 Monday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 86                  77 / 85

Sky         Morning:          Mostly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Afternoon:        Partly cloudy         Partly cloudy
            Evening:          Mostly cloudy         Partly cloudy

Weather     Morning:          None                  Showers / Tstms
            Afternoon:        None                  Showers / Tstms
            Evening:          None                  None

Precip Chc  Morning:          10%                   20%
            Afternoon:        10%                   20%
            Evening:          10%                   10%

Wind        Morning:          SE 17-20 mph          SE 10-14 mph
            Afternoon:        SE 17-20 mph          SE 14-17 mph
            Evening:          SE 16-20 mph          SE 12-16 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Low                   Low

Lightning Risk:               None                  Moderate

UV Index:                     Very High             Extreme

Sig Wave Height:*             4 feet                3 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        7 seconds             7 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     High: 1022 AM         Low : 154 AM
                                                    High: 1104 AM

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...Isolated showers or thunderstorms will be
possible Tuesday. A weak to moderate onshore flow is expected
Tuesday through Thursday.

* 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.


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