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

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Boca Chica Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Texas, USA)

Small mouth, Boca Chica photo

Photo credit: Andres Alvarez

Boca Chica Spot ID:

Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 12:18 Local time

Friday 27
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 15
NW 15
NNE 20
Wind State cross-
cross 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. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. The beach break favours left handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, sharks and jellyfish.

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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 BUOY-PTIT2, 7 km from Boca Chica.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
15.5 °C

Current weather near Boca Chica

Buoy Data:

At Corpus Christi Buoy, 68 miles from Boca Chica.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 6 7 6 8

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Overall Boca Chica Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Boca Chica:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Cove 1 mi
Second closest break South Padre Island 1 mi
Third closest break Port Isabel 3 mi
Fourth closest break Port Mansfield Jetty 36 mi
Fifth closest break South Padre Island 42 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Boca Chica:

Closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 68 mi
Second closest wave buoy Freeport Buoy 168 mi
Third closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 218 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Galveston Buoy 275 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 341 mi

Tide stations nearest to Boca Chica:

Closest tide station Padre Island (South) 1 mi
Second closest tide station Queen Isabella Causeway (east end) 1 mi
Third closest tide station Coast Guard Station, South Padre Island 1 mi
Fourth closest tide station Queen Isabella Causeway (west end) 2 mi
Fifth closest tide station South Bay entrance 2 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Boca Chica:

Closest ski area Ski Apache (United States) 711 mi
Second closest ski area Sandia Peak (United States) 837 mi
Third closest ski area Ski Santa Fe (United States) 842 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort (United States) 855 mi
Fifth closest ski area Angel Fire Resort (United States) 858 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Boca Chica:

Closest city location Brownsville (United States) 24 mi
Second closest city location Matamoros (Mexico) 25 mi
Third closest city location Harlingen (United States) 34 mi
Fourth closest city location Valle Hermoso (Mexico) 51 mi
Fifth closest city location Weslaco (United States) 52 mi
  • 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.
Boca Chica break location map and break info
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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