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South Padre Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.3

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South Padre Island Spot ID

Break at the end of Hwy 100, South Padre Island photo

South Padre Island

Photo credit: Chris Landry

Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.7 °C

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Monday, 20 November 2017, 07:51 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.1
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0.9
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Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
E 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE
Wind State on on on cross-
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South Padre Island in Texas is an exposed beach/Jetty break that does not work very often. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave direction is from the east southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rips, obstacles, sharks and jellyfish.

Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Mansfield Jetty, 9 km from South Padre Island.

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South Padre Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-PMNT2, 17 km from South Padre Island.

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Air temperature
14.3 °C

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Overall South Padre Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to South Padre Island is Valley International (Harlingen) Airport (HRL) in USA, 61 km (38 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to South Padre Island is Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO), also in USA, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is General Servando Canales International (Matamoros) Airport (MAM) in Mexico, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Kingsville Nas Airport (NQI) in USA is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Mc Allen Miller International (Mcallen) Airport (MFE), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to South Padre Island and is 109 km (68 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for South Padre Island, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view South Padre Island sea temperature, South Padre Island photographs, South Padre Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, South Padre Island webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and South Padre Island 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 South Padre Island.