Surf Forecast

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX 
443 AM CDT Thu Apr 25 2019
...For the Beaches of South Padre Island and Boca Chica...
443 AM CDT Thu Apr 25 2019
...High Risk of Rip Currents This Morning...
...Becoming a Moderate Risk This Afternoon...
Rip Current Risk:      High Risk. Life threatening rip currents
                       are likely in the surf zone. A High Risk of  
                       rip currents means that surf conditions are 
                       dangerous for all swimmers.
                       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:       Low early this morning, becoming none by late 
Ultraviolet Index:     Very High. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses,
                       and use sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher. Remain in
                       the shade if possible. 
Weather:               Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing.
Temperatures:          Upper 70s.
Wind:                  North 15 to 20 mph shifting to the northeast
                       10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Wave Heights:          2 to 4 feet.
Surf Temperature:      72 degrees.
Bay Temperature:       74 degrees.
Tides:                 A low occurred at 1 33 am. A high at 11 45 am. 
Outlook:               There is a high risk of rip currents early this 
                       morning becoming moderate by late this morning. 
                       The rip current risk is expected to remain elevated 
                       through Friday before decreasing into the weekend, 
                       and is expected to return early next week. Afternoon 
                       temperatures will remain in the mid to upper 70s 
                       to around 80 degrees for the next several days. 
                       Drier weather is expected behind last night's cold 
                       front into the weekend. 
To learn more about rip current safety, visit the National Weather 
Service rip current website at