Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
433 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FOR THE BEACHES OF SOUTH PADRE ISLAND AND BOCA CHICA...

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-032300
-KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
433 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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 JETTY. REMEMBER TO SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

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:               PARTLY SUNNY AND BREEZY THIS AFTERNOON.

TEMPERATURES:          LOWER 80S.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 3 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      77 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       76 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A HIGH AT 4 55 AM. A LOW AT 9 12 PM.

OUTLOOK:               A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT AS
                       HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO. AS AN
                       UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE APPROACHES THE AREA EARLY THIS WEEK,
                       WAVE HEIGHTS ARE EXPECTED TO BUILD, AND THE RIP CURRENT RISK
                       WILL POSSIBLY BECOME ELEVATED MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT RIP CURRENT SAFETY, VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE RIP CURRENT WEBSITE AT WWW.RIPCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV.

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