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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: 29.3 °C

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Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 18:32 Local time
Wednesday 29Thu
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 8 6 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 20
SE 15
SSE 15
Wind State on on cross-

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Packery Channel in Texas is an exposed breakwater break that has fairly consistent surf. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the optimum wave angle is from the southeast. The breakwater break provides left and right handers. 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.

IS AT (local time)

Packery Channel Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-MQTT2, 4 km from Packery Channel.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
29.0 °C

Current weather near Packery Channel

Buoy Data:

At Corpus Christi Buoy, 54 miles from Packery Channel.

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

All wavebuoys around Packery Channel

Overall Packery Channel Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Packery Channel Location Maps

Packery Channel Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Packery Channel:

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Wave buoys nearest to Packery Channel:

Tide stations nearest to Packery Channel:

  • Closest tide station
    Corpus Christi
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Packery Channel
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Corpus Christi Naval Air Station
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Port Ingleside, Corpus Christi Bay
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Port Aransas, Holiday Beach
    17 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Packery Channel:

  • Closest ski area
    Ski Apache
    636 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sandia Peak
    755 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Ski Santa Fe
    757 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort
    766 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Angel Fire Resort
    768 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Packery Channel:

  • Closest city location
    Corpus Christi
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    41 mi
  • Third closest city location
    83 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    103 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    109 mi


  • 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.