Port Isabel ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Port Isabel Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Texas, USA)


Port Isabel Spot ID:

Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.1 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2015, 20:06 Local time

Saturday 28 Sun
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 40
SSE 40
SSE 45
SSE 50
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Port Isabel in Texas is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the east. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rips, rocks, sharks and jellyfish.

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Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Queen Isabella Causeway (east end), Texas, 5 km from Port Isabel.

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Port Isabel Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-PTIT2, 9 km from Port Isabel.

fresh winds from the SE

Air temperature
23.7 °C

Current weather near Port Isabel

Buoy Data:

At Corpus Christi Buoy, 65 miles from Port Isabel.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 3 3 4 4

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Overall Port Isabel Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Port Isabel Location Maps

Port Isabel Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Port Isabel:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Cove 2 mi
Second closest break South Padre Island 2 mi
Third closest break Boca Chica 3 mi
Fourth closest break Port Mansfield Jetty 32 mi
Fifth closest break South Padre Island 38 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Port Isabel:

Closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 65 mi
Second closest wave buoy Freeport Buoy 166 mi
Third closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 219 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Galveston Buoy 272 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 344 mi

Tide stations nearest to Port Isabel:

Closest tide station Queen Isabella Causeway (east end) 3 mi
Second closest tide station Coast Guard Station, South Padre Island 4 mi
Third closest tide station Padre Island (South) 4 mi
Fourth closest tide station Queen Isabella Causeway (west end) 4 mi
Fifth closest tide station South Bay entrance 5 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Port Isabel:

Closest ski area Ski Apache (United States) 709 mi
Second closest ski area Sandia Peak (United States) 833 mi
Third closest ski area Ski Santa Fe (United States) 839 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort (United States) 851 mi
Fifth closest ski area Angel Fire Resort (United States) 855 mi

city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Port Isabel:

Closest city location Brownsville (United States) 25 mi
Second closest city location Matamoros (Mexico) 27 mi
Third closest city location Harlingen (United States) 33 mi
Fourth closest city location Weslaco (United States) 52 mi
Fifth closest city location Valle Hermoso (Mexico) 52 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Port Isabel is Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) in USA, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Port Isabel is Valley International (Harlingen) Airport (HRL), also in USA, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is General Servando Canales International (Matamoros) Airport (MAM) in Mexico, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Mc Allen Miller International (Mcallen) Airport (MFE) in USA is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • General Lucio Blanco International (Reynosa) Airport (REX) in Mexico is the fifth nearest airport to Port Isabel and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
Port Isabel break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Port Isabel, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Port Isabel sea temperature, Port Isabel photographs, Port Isabel detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Port Isabel webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Port Isabel 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 Isabel.


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