Surf Forecast
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FZUS54 KCRP 231034

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
534 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

534 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              M                     67
Sea Water Temperature:        73                    72
Water Level:                  -0.51 ft msl          -0.29 ft msl
Wind:                         NE 12 mph             NE 6 mph


                              Today                 Tuesday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 74                  67 / 76

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

Weather     Morning:          None                  None
            Afternoon:        None                  None
            Evening:          None                  None

Precip Chc  Morning:          0%                    0%
            Afternoon:        0%                    0%
            Evening:          0%                    5%

Wind        Morning:          NE 8-12 mph           SE 2-7 mph
            Afternoon:        E 8-10 mph            SE 8-14 mph
            Evening:          SE 9-10 mph           SE 13-15 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Low                   Low

Lightning Risk:               None                  None

UV Index:                     Very High             Very High

Sig Wave Height:*             2 feet                2 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        6 seconds             8 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...

Easterly flow will prevail Wednesday along with slightly warmer
conditions. A weak cold front will push south across the area
Wednesday night with weak to moderate northerly flow occurring on
Thursday. Weak north/northeast flow will then occur until over the
weekend when winds become more east/southeasterly. Plenty of clouds
will exist along area beaches this week, but periods of sunshine
will still occur at times.

* 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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