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Port Aransas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.7
Crowds: 3.1

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Port Aransas Spot ID

Day after tropical storm Don August 2011, Port Aransas photo

Port Aransas

Photo credit: Cynthia Grissman

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Friday, 29 May 2015, 11:20 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.4
SE
1.4
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1.4
SE
1.3
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Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 45
SSE 40
SSE 35
SSE 35
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Wind State cross-
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Port Aransas in Texas is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the southeast.. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips, obstacles, sharks and jellyfish.

United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aransas Channel, Texas, 1 km from Port Aransas.

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Port Aransas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-PTAT2, 0 km from Port Aransas.

light winds from the N

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Air temperature
21.9 °C

Current weather near Port Aransas

Buoy Data:

At Corpus Christi Buoy, 63 miles from Port Aransas.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) -
1.4
1.8
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Overall Port Aransas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Port Aransas Location Maps

Port Aransas Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Port Aransas:

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Wave buoys nearest to Port Aransas:

Tide stations nearest to Port Aransas:

  • Closest tide station
    Aransas Channel
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Port Aransas, Holiday Beach
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Port Aransas
    1 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Aransas Pass
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Port Ingleside, Corpus Christi Bay
    9 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Port Aransas:

  • Closest ski area
    Ski Apache (United States)
    633 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sandia Peak (United States)
    750 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Ski Santa Fe (United States)
    751 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort (United States)
    761 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Angel Fire Resort (United States)
    762 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Port Aransas:

  • Closest city location
    Corpus Christi (United States)
    22 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Kingsville (United States)
    54 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Victoria (United States)
    67 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Harlingen (United States)
    121 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Edinburg (United States)
    126 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Port Aransas is Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Port Aransas is Kingsville Nas Airport (NQI), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Alice International Airport (ALI) in USA, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Palacios Muni Airport (PSX) in USA is 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Valley International (Harlingen) Airport (HRL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Port Aransas and is 188 km (117 miles) away.
Port Aransas break location map and break info

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