Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 180921

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
421 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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

421 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018

Rip Current Risk:      Low Risk. The risk for rip current is low,
                       however, life threatening rip currents often
                       occur in the vicinity of the South Padre Island
                       jetties. Remember to swim near a lifeguard.

Lightning Risk:       None.

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 in the morning becoming mostly
                       sunny in the afternoon.

Temperatures:          Low 90s.

Wind:                  Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          1 to 3 feet.

Surf Temperature:      82 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       84 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 8 38 am. A low at 3 o4 pm.
                       A minor high at 8 32 pm.

Outlook:               The rip current risk will likely remain low
                       through the end of the workweek and for the
                       start of the weekend. Summer warmth remains
                       featuring afternoon high temperatures up in
                       the upper 80s and low 90s with mostly sunny
                       to partly cloudy skies.

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


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