Packery Channel Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW
Sea Temperature Today is: 25.4 °C
Packery Channel in Texas is an exposed breakwater break that has reasonably consistent surf. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. Waves at the breakwater are both lefts and rights. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.
For Corpus Christi, Texas, 4 km from Packery Channel.
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At north padre island Corpus Christi wx, 3 km from Packery Channel.
At Corpus Christi Buoy, 54 miles from Packery Channel.
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Overall Packery Channel Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April
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Visitor Reviews of Packery Channel
“Great spot to surf. Since it was built, it has made a great sand bar to be able to enjoy longer rides. So paddle out.”
ben cuellar from UNITED STATES - 08 Mar 2014
Tide stations nearest to Packery Channel:
- Closest tide station2 mi
- Second closest tide station2 mi
- Third closest tide station8 mi
- Fourth closest tide station14 mi
- Fifth closest tide station17 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.
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