914  
FZUS54 KBRO 220945  
SRFBRO  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX  
445 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..FOR THE BEACHES OF SOUTH PADRE ISLAND AND BOCA CHICA
 
 
TXZ251-256-257-GMZ130-222300-  
KENEDY-CAMERON-WILLACY-  
445 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY
 
   
..COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT IN EFFECT
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK: HIGH RISK. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE  
LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE. A HIGH RISK OF RIP  
CURRENTS MEANS THAT SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE  
DANGEROUS FOR ALL SWIMMERS.  
 
LIGHTNING RISK: NONE.  
 
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX: MODERATE. WEAR A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT AND  
SUNGLASSES, AND USE SUNSCREEN OF SPF 15 OR  
HIGHER. SEEK SHADE DURING THE MID DAY HOURS OF  
10 AM TO 4 PM.  
 
WEATHER: CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS. 80 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 
TEMPERATURES: MID 70S.  
 
WIND: NORTH-NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
 
WAVE HEIGHTS: 5 TO 7 FEET.  
 
SURF TEMPERATURE: 73 DEGREES.  
 
BAY TEMPERATURE: 70 DEGREES.  
 
TIDES: A LOW AT 8 24 AM. A HIGH AT 2 42 PM.  
A MINOR LOW AT 8 45 PM.  
 
OUTLOOK: AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES,  
BUT MAY DECREASE LATE IN THE WEEK AS WAVE HEIGHTS  
DIMINISH. RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM CHANCES  
CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY BEFORE CONDITIONS DRY OUT  
FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE LOW TO MID 70S  
EACH DAY THIS WEEK.  
 
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT RIP CURRENT SAFETY, VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE RIP CURRENT WEBSITE AT WWW.RIPCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV.  
 

 
 
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