Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
446 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

446 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Rip Current Risk:      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, if possible.

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:               Mostly Cloudy.

Temperatures:          Mid 70s.

Wind:                  East-southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      76 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       75 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 9 47 am.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents is possible
                       on Saturday before subsiding into Sunday and
                       the start of the upcoming workweek. Expect a
                       slight chance for rain showers and storms on
                       Saturday. Temperatures will remain mild with
                       highs ranging from the middle 70s to near 80

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


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