Surf Forecast
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FZUS54 KCRP 201043

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
543 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

543 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              M                     69
Sea Water Temperature:        72                    71
Water Level:                  0.28 ft msl           0.10 ft msl
Wind:                         E 14 mph              E 7 mph


                              Today                 Saturday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 74                  70 / 75

Sky         Morning:          Mostly cloudy         Mostly cloudy
            Afternoon:        Mostly cloudy         Mostly cloudy
            Evening:          Mostly cloudy         Mostly cloudy

Weather     Morning:          None                  Showers
            Afternoon:        None                  Showers / Tstms
            Evening:          None                  Showers / Tstms

Precip Chc  Morning:          10%                   20%
            Afternoon:        10%                   30%
            Evening:          10%                   20%

Wind        Morning:          E 12-20 mph           SE 15-18 mph
            Afternoon:        E 18-22 mph           SE 15-20 mph
            Evening:          SE 18-22 mph          SE 13-18 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Moderate              Moderate

Lightning Risk:               None                  Low

UV Index:                     High                  High

Sig Wave Height:*             4 feet                4 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        6 seconds             6 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...A cold front will move through the region
late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. Moderate northerly
to northeasterly winds will occur behind the front on Sunday, but
then weaken on Monday. Weak onshore winds will resume on Tuesday.

* A moderate risk of rip currents means wind and/or wave conditions
  support stronger and/or more frequent rip currents.  Research has
  shown rip currents are typically more frequent and stronger in the
  vicinity of jetties, inlets, and piers.

* 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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