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

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Packery Channel Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Texas, USA)

Packery Channel photo

Photo credit: Rob Zabroky

Hanging toes in South Texas, Packery Channel photo

Photo credit: Rob Zabroky

Packery Channel Spot ID:

Type: breakwater

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.0 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 22:09 Local time

Wed Thursday 02
10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 45
SSE 40
SSE 40
SSE 35
Wind State cross-

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Packery Channel in Texas is an exposed breakwater break that has quite reliable surf. The best 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 best wave direction is from the southeast. Waves at the breakwater break both left and right. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

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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.

fresh winds from the ESE

Air temperature
20.7 °C

Current weather near Packery Channel

Buoy Data:

At Corpus Christi Buoy, 54 miles from Packery Channel.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 6 6 7 6

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Overall Packery Channel Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Packery Channel Location Maps

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Visitor Reviews of Packery Channel

ben cuellar from UNITED STATES writes:

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.


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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Packery Channel:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Bob Hall Pier 0 mi
Second closest break Corpus Christi 1 mi
Third closest break JP Luby Pier 4 mi
Fourth closest break Condos 6 mi
Fifth closest break Fish Pass Jetty 15 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Packery Channel:

Closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 54 mi
Second closest wave buoy Freeport Buoy 114 mi
Third closest wave buoy Galveston Buoy 203 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 252 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Timbalier Block Buoy 419 mi

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

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Ski Resorts closest to Packery Channel:

Closest ski area Ski Apache (United States) 636 mi
Second closest ski area Sandia Peak (United States) 755 mi
Third closest ski area Ski Santa Fe (United States) 757 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort (United States) 766 mi
Fifth closest ski area Angel Fire Resort (United States) 768 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Packery Channel:

Closest city location Corpus Christi (United States) 15 mi
Second closest city location Kingsville (United States) 41 mi
Third closest city location Victoria (United States) 83 mi
Fourth closest city location Harlingen (United States) 103 mi
Fifth closest city location Edinburg (United States) 109 mi
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.


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