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Boca Chica ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Boca Chica Spot ID

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Boca Chica

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.5 °C

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 18:30 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.1
SE
1.2
SE
1.2
SE
1.2
SE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 40
SE 40
SE 40
SE 40
SE
Wind State cross-
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Boca Chica in Texas is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the northeast. The beach break favours left handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips, rocks, sharks and jellyfish.

Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Padre Island (South), Texas, 1 km from Boca Chica.

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Boca Chica Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At South Padre IS, 1 km from Boca Chica.

moderate winds from the SE

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Current weather near Boca Chica

Buoy Data:

At Corpus Christi Buoy, 68 miles from Boca Chica.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
1.4
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1.3
Dominant period (s) 7 6 7 6

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Overall Boca Chica Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Boca Chica is Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Boca Chica is General Servando Canales International (Matamoros) Airport (MAM) in Mexico, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Valley International (Harlingen) Airport (HRL) in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • General Lucio Blanco International (Reynosa) Airport (REX) in Mexico is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Mc Allen Miller International (Mcallen) Airport (MFE) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Boca Chica and is 109 km (68 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Boca Chica, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Boca Chica sea temperature, Boca Chica photographs, Boca Chica detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Boca Chica webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Boca Chica tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Boca Chica.


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