Octagon House Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SE | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 30.2 °C
Octagon House in Texas is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, sharks and jellyfish.
For San Luis Pass, Texas, 2 km from Octagon House.
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At BUOY-FCGT2, 26 km from Octagon House.
At Galveston Buoy, 43 miles from Octagon House.
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Overall Octagon House Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Visitor Reviews of Octagon House
Tide stations nearest to Octagon House:
- Closest tide stationSan Luis Pass1 mi
- Second closest tide stationChristmas Point, Christmas Bay4 mi
- Third closest tide stationAlligator Point, West Bay6 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationChristmas Bay6 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationJamaica Beach, West Bay10 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Octagon House:
- Closest ski areaSki Apache (United States)685 mi
- Second closest ski areaHidden Valley (United States)704 mi
- Third closest ski areaSnow Creek (United States)714 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaCloudmont (United States)732 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaAngel Fire Resort (United States)776 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Octagon House:
- Closest city locationLake Jackson (United States)21 mi
- Second closest city locationTexas City (United States)22 mi
- Third closest city locationGalveston (United States)23 mi
- Fourth closest city locationLeague City (United States)29 mi
- Fifth closest city locationFriendswood (United States)30 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Octagon House is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Octagon House is Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD), also in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.
- Third is William P Hobby (Houston) Airport (HOU) in USA, 64 km (40 miles) away.
- George Bush Intcntl Houston Airport (IAH) in USA is 101 km (63 miles) away.
- Palacios Muni Airport (PSX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Octagon House and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Octagon House, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Octagon House sea temperature, Octagon House photographs, Octagon House detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Octagon House webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Octagon House 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 Octagon House.