Vacationer Enjoying Cold Weather At South Padre Island

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A gentleman visiting South Padre Island might as well be a ‘Polar Bear’.

This cold weather can keep many of us indoor but not for one Oklahoma native. Vacationer Brian Coatney enjoyed a ‘Polar Bear’ dip in 50-degree weather. He said he came to the valley to escape 30-degree Oklahoma weather. Coatney said he’s been here for the past three weeks enjoying warm temperatures. But then the cold front hit and he decided it was time for one last trip to the beach.

“It was warm in the water. It was probably about 70 degrees. It was nice, it’s a bit cold when you get out but it’s not when you’re out there.”

According to Coatney, “When it’s cool outside the water is perfect!”

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