Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
423 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

423 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 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

Lightning Risk:       Low.

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

Weather:               Partly Cloudy with isolated rain showers and
                       thunderstorms. 20 percent chance of rain.

Temperatures:          Near 80.

Wind:                  Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          1 to 3 feet.

Surf Temperature:      76 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       76 degrees.

Tides:                 A low at 5 49 am. A high at 1 37 pm. A minor low at
                       7 35 pm.

Outlook:               The rip current risk is expected to remain low this
                       week. Wednesday night will continue to feature rain
                       and thunderstorms with an arriving cold front. Rain
                       and storm chances then return for Saturday with the
                       arrival of a second weak cold front. Expect for the
                       high temperatures to trend in the mid to upper 70s.

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


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