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Octagon House ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Octagon House

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 31.1 °C

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Saturday, 2 July 2016, 04:29 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.1
SE
0.3
SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 8 4 4 5
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
SW 10
SSW 15
SSW
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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.

Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Luis Pass, Texas, 2 km from Octagon House.

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Octagon House Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-LUIT2, 2 km from Octagon House.

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Current weather near Octagon House

Buoy Data:

At Galveston Buoy, 43 miles from Octagon House.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
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Dominant period (s) 4 5 4 5

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Overall Octagon House Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Octagon House:

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Wave buoys nearest to Octagon House:

Tide stations nearest to Octagon House:

  • Closest tide station
    San Luis Pass
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Christmas Point, Christmas Bay
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Alligator Point, West Bay
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Christmas Bay
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Jamaica Beach, West Bay
    10 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Octagon House:

  • Closest ski area
    Ski Apache
    685 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Hidden Valley
    704 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Snow Creek
    714 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Cloudmont
    732 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Angel Fire Resort
    776 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Octagon House:

  • Closest city location
    Lake Jackson
    21 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Texas City
    22 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Galveston
    23 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    League City
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Friendswood
    30 mi

Airports

  • 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.
Octagon House break location map and break info

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.