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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

Overall: 3.9

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Port Aransas Spot ID

Day after tropical storm Don August 2011, Port Aransas photo

Port Aransas

Photo credit: Cynthia Grissman

Drone pic  pier, Port Aransas photo

Port Aransas

Photo credit: James

Pier, Port Aransas photo

Port Aransas

Photo credit: James

Pier, Port Aransas photo

Port Aransas

Photo credit: James

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 14:37 Local time
Tuesday 24
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.3
SE
1.3
SE
1.3
SE
1.4
SE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 35
SE 35
SE 40
SE 35
SE
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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.

Belize wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

IS AT (local time)

Port Aransas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-PTAT2, 0 km from Port Aransas.

moderate winds from the SSE

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Air temperature
27.0 °C

Current weather near Port Aransas

Buoy Data:

At Corpus Christi Buoy, 63 miles from Port Aransas.

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
1.3
1.2
1.2
Dominant period (s) 7 7 6 6

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Overall Port Aransas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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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.
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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.


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