Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
450 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

450 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...Moderate Risk of Rip Currents Today...

Rip Current Risk:      Moderate Risk. Life threatening rip currents
                       are possible in the surf zone. Remember to
                       swim near a lifeguard and with a non-inflatable
                       flotation device, such as a life jacket or
                       boogie board.

Lightning Risk:       Low.

Ultraviolet Index:     Moderate. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses,
                       and use sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher. Seek shade
                       during the midday hours of 10am to 4pm.

Weather:               Mostly Cloudy.

Temperatures:          Upper 70s.

Wind:                  Southeast 20 to 25 mph.

Wave Heights:          3 to 5 feet.

Surf Temperature:      76 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       75 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 11 O3 am.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of rip currents will remain
                       possible through Sunday before subsiding Sunday
                       night into  early next week. Expect a slight chance
                       for rain showers and storms today. Temperatures will
                       remain mild with highs ranging from the middle 70s
                       to near 80 degrees.

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


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