Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
422 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

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

422 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

...Dense Fog Advisory In Effect Until 6 AM This Morning...
...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:       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:               Breezy and sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.

Temperatures:          Low 70s.

Wind:                  North 25 to 30 mph, becoming northeast 15 to 20 mph.

Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.

Surf Temperature:      73 degrees.

Bay Temperature:       73 degrees.

Tides:                 A high at 6 22 am. A minor low at 12 31 pm.
                       A minor high at 4 30 pm. A low at 11 44 pm.

Outlook:               An elevated risk of life threatening rip currents
                       will continue into next week. Mostly sunny skies
                       and dry conditions can be expected with highs
                       warming from the mid 70s Wednesday to the low 80s
                       this weekend.

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


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