Quintana Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0
Accommodation: 2.0

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Quintana Jetty Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Texas, USA)


Quintana Jetty Spot ID:

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.7 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 15:53 Local time

Friday 27 Sat
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 4 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 25
WNW 25
WSW 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Quintana Jetty in Texas is an exposed sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the sandbar are mainly rights. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips, sharks and jellyfish.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Christmas Bay, Texas, 4 km from Quintana Jetty.

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At BUOY-FCGT2, 13 km from Quintana Jetty.


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Current weather near Quintana Jetty

Buoy Data:

At Galveston Buoy, 50 miles from Quintana Jetty.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 3 4 4 5

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Overall Quintana Jetty Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Quintana Jetty:

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Closest break Surfside Jetty 6 mi
Second closest break Surfside Beach Octagone 7 mi
Third closest break Surfside 7 mi
Fourth closest break Octagon House 8 mi
Fifth closest break Freeport Pier 15 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Quintana Jetty:

Closest wave buoy Galveston Buoy 50 mi
Second closest wave buoy Freeport Buoy 76 mi
Third closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 168 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 241 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Timbalier Block Buoy 286 mi

Tide stations nearest to Quintana Jetty:

Closest tide station Christmas Bay 2 mi
Second closest tide station Christmas Point, Christmas Bay 5 mi
Third closest tide station San Luis Pass 7 mi
Fourth closest tide station Freeport, DOW Barge Canal 8 mi
Fifth closest tide station Freeport Harbor 8 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Quintana Jetty:

Closest ski area Ski Apache (United States) 682 mi
Second closest ski area Hidden Valley (United States) 711 mi
Third closest ski area Snow Creek (United States) 720 mi
Fourth closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 740 mi
Fifth closest ski area Angel Fire Resort (United States) 776 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Quintana Jetty:

Closest city location Lake Jackson (United States) 14 mi
Second closest city location Texas City (United States) 30 mi
Third closest city location Galveston (United States) 31 mi
Fourth closest city location League City (United States) 35 mi
Fifth closest city location Friendswood (United States) 35 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Quintana Jetty is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS) in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Quintana Jetty is Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD), also in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Third is William P Hobby (Houston) Airport (HOU) in USA, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Palacios Muni Airport (PSX) in USA is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • George Bush Intcntl Houston Airport (IAH), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Quintana Jetty and is 108 km (67 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Quintana Jetty, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Quintana Jetty sea temperature, Quintana Jetty photographs, Quintana Jetty detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Quintana Jetty webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Quintana Jetty 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 Quintana Jetty.


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