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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

Overall: 2.9

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Quintana Jetty Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.8 °C

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Friday, 1 July 2016, 22:48 Local time
FriSaturday 02
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 8 8 4 4
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
S 15
SSW 15
Wind State on cross-

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Quintana Jetty in Texas is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach are mainly rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rips, sharks and jellyfish.

Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

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Quintana Jetty Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-LUIT2, 11 km from Quintana Jetty.


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Current weather near Quintana Jetty

Buoy Data:

At Galveston Buoy, 50 miles from Quintana Jetty.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
Average period (s) 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.3

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Overall Quintana Jetty Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Quintana Jetty Location Maps

Quintana Jetty Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Quintana Jetty:

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Wave buoys nearest to Quintana Jetty:

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
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Quintana Jetty:

  • Closest ski area
    Ski Apache
    682 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Hidden Valley
    711 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Snow Creek
    720 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    740 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Angel Fire Resort
    776 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Quintana Jetty:

  • Closest city location
    Lake Jackson
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Texas City
    30 mi
  • Third closest city location
    31 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    League City
    35 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    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.
Quintana Jetty break location map and break info

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.