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Packery Channel ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Packery Channel Spot ID

Packery Channel photo

Packery Channel

Photo credit: Rob Zabroky

Hanging toes in South Texas, Packery Channel photo

Packery Channel

Photo credit: Rob Zabroky

Surf and Sun, Packery Channel photo

Packery Channel

Photo credit: DLDean

Type: breakwater

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.6 °C

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Saturday, 27 August 2016, 03:08 Local time
Saturday 27
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Wave (m) 0.5
E
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.5
E
Period (s) 5 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 10
N 10
N 15
NE
Wind State glass cross-
off
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off
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Packery Channel in Texas is an exposed breakwater break that has fairly consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the optimum wave angle is from the southeast. The breakwater break offers both left and right hand waves. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Corpus Christi, Texas, 4 km from Packery Channel.

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Packery Channel Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-MQTT2, 4 km from Packery Channel.

moderate winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
29.0 °C

Current weather near Packery Channel

Buoy Data:

At Corpus Christi Buoy, 54 miles from Packery Channel.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
0.6
0.6
0.5
Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 5

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Overall Packery Channel Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Packery Channel Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Packery Channel is Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Packery Channel is Kingsville Nas Airport (NQI), also in USA, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Alice International Airport (ALI) in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Palacios Muni Airport (PSX) in USA is 155 km (96 miles) away.
  • Valley International (Harlingen) Airport (HRL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Packery Channel and is 161 km (100 miles) away.
Packery Channel break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Packery Channel, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Packery Channel sea temperature, Packery Channel photographs, Packery Channel detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Packery Channel webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Packery Channel 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 Packery Channel.