Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
451 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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451 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...

RIP CURRENT RISK:      MODERATE RISK. SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR THE
                       DEVELOPMENT OF LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS. REMEMBER TO
                       SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD AND WITH A NON-INFLATABLE FLOTATION
                       DEVICE, SUCH AS A LIFE JACKET OR BOOGIE BOARD.

LIGHTNING RISK:       SLIGHT.

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. 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.

TEMPERATURES:          HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

WIND:                  SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

WAVE HEIGHTS:          2 TO 3 FEET.

SURF TEMPERATURE:      77 DEGREES.

BAY TEMPERATURE:       80 DEGREES.

TIDES:                 A HIGH AT 12 45 PM. A MINOR LOW AT 7 15 PM.
                       A MINOR HIGH AT 11 20 PM.

OUTLOOK:               THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY DUE TO AN
                       INCREASED SWELL OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST. WITH INCREASED
                       WINDS AND WAVE HEIGHTS, THE RISK WILL POSSIBLY REMAIN
                       ELEVATED THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
                       THE AREA TODAY, BRINGING AN ISOLATED CHANCE FOR A SHOWER OR
                       THUNDERSTORM.

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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