Matagorda ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.8

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Matagorda Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Texas, USA)

beach  2011, Matagorda photo

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Matagorda Spot ID:

Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.9 °C

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Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 06:42 Local time

Tuesday 03
3AM 6AM 9AM 12PM
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
SE 30
SSE 35
Wind State cross-
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Matagorda in Texas is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. The optimum conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the east. The beach breaks favour rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips, obstacles, sharks and jellyfish.

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Tide Times:

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Live Weather:

At Palacios Airport, 29 km from Matagorda.

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Current weather near Matagorda

Buoy Data:

At Freeport Buoy, 60 miles from Matagorda.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 7 7 7 8

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Overall Matagorda Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

The graph shows the variation of swells directed at Matagorda through a typical March a... (show all text)

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Also see Matagorda surf quality by season and Matagorda surf quality by month.

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Matagorda:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Port O'Conner 26 mi
Second closest break Freeport Channel 40 mi
Third closest break Freeport Pier 41 mi
Fourth closest break Surfside Beach Octagone 48 mi
Fifth closest break Surfside 48 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Matagorda:

Closest wave buoy Freeport Buoy 60 mi
Second closest wave buoy Galveston Buoy 105 mi
Third closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 120 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 240 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Timbalier Block Buoy 335 mi

Tide stations nearest to Matagorda:

Closest tide station Palacios 16 mi
Second closest tide station Port O'Connor, Matagorda Bay 26 mi
Third closest tide station Pass Cavallo 30 mi
Fourth closest tide station Port Lavaca, Matagorda Bay 37 mi
Fifth closest tide station Seadrift, San Antonio Bay 46 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Matagorda:

Closest ski area Ski Apache (United States) 656 mi
Second closest ski area Snow Creek (United States) 751 mi
Third closest ski area Hidden Valley (United States) 755 mi
Fourth closest ski area Ski Santa Fe (United States) 760 mi
Fifth closest ski area Angel Fire Resort (United States) 763 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Matagorda:

Closest city location Lake Jackson (United States) 45 mi
Second closest city location Victoria (United States) 63 mi
Third closest city location Rosenberg (United States) 68 mi
Fourth closest city location Sugar Land (United States) 74 mi
Fifth closest city location Missouri City (United States) 76 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Matagorda is Palacios Muni Airport (PSX) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Matagorda is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS), also in USA, 133 km (83 miles) away.
  • Third is William P Hobby (Houston) Airport (HOU) in USA, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD) in USA is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • George Bush Intcntl Houston Airport (IAH), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Matagorda and is 167 km (104 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Matagorda, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Matagorda sea temperature, Matagorda photographs, Matagorda detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Matagorda webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Matagorda 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 Matagorda.


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