Boca Chica Spot ID
Photo credit: Andres Alvarez
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NE | Wind W
Sea Temperature Today is: 26.5 °C
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.
For Padre Island (South), Texas, 1 km from Boca Chica.
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At Corpus Christi Buoy, 68 miles from Boca Chica.
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Overall Boca Chica Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Tide stations nearest to Boca Chica:
- Closest tide stationPadre Island (South)1 mi
- Second closest tide stationQueen Isabella Causeway (east end)1 mi
- Third closest tide stationCoast Guard Station, South Padre Island1 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationQueen Isabella Causeway (west end)2 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationSouth Bay entrance2 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Boca Chica:
- Closest ski areaSki Apache (United States)711 mi
- Second closest ski areaSandia Peak (United States)837 mi
- Third closest ski areaSki Santa Fe (United States)842 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSipapu Ski and Summer Resort (United States)855 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaAngel Fire Resort (United States)858 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Boca Chica:
- Closest city locationBrownsville (United States)24 mi
- Second closest city locationMatamoros (Mexico)25 mi
- Third closest city locationHarlingen (United States)34 mi
- Fourth closest city locationValle Hermoso (Mexico)51 mi
- Fifth closest city locationWeslaco (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.
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