Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
449 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

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

...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:     EXTREME. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND SUNGLASSES, AND USE
                       SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR HIGHER. REMAIN IN SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

WEATHER:               PARTLY SUNNY.

TEMPERATURES:          AROUND 80.

WIND:                  SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          1 TO 3 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      76 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       76 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A HIGH AT 5 42 AM. A LOW AT 9 42 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY WITH STRONG
                       ONSHORE FLOW MOVING INTO THE LOWER TEXAS COAST. AS AN UPPER
                       LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES INTO THE REGION ON TUESDAY, ROUGH
                       EAST SOUTHEAST SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP THE RISK FOR RIP
                       CURRENTS ELEVATED FOR SWIMMERS. CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE ON
                       FRIDAY.


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

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BIRCHFIELD


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