Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
435 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

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

TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-282300
-KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-
435 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      HIGH RISK. SURF ZONE CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY SUPPORT THE
                       DEVELOPMENT OF LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS. A HIGH RISK OF
                       OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE
                       DANGEROUS FOR ALL SWIMMERS.

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:               MOSTLY SUNNY AND BREEZY.

TEMPERATURES:          HIGHS AROUND 80.

WIND:                  NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          5 TO 8 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      77 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       79 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A MINOR LOW AT 5 52 AM. A HIGH AT 12 59 PM.
                       A MINOR LOW AT 7 23 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS DUE TO ELEVATED SWELL
                       AND WAVE HEIGHTS WITH THE APPROACH OF A COLD FRONT. THE RISK
                       WILL POSSIBLY REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE
                       IMPROVING THURSDAY AND THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND.

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

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