South Padre Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 3.0
Accommodation: 5.0

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South Padre Island Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Texas, USA)


South Padre Island Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.8 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 21:03 Local time

Monday 30 Tue
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 40
SE 40
SE 45
SE 40
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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South Padre Island in Texasis a beach break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the optimum wave angle is from the southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of - Rips / undertow.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Coast Guard Station, South Padre Island, Texas, 2 km from South Padre Island.

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South Padre Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-PTIT2, 7 km from South Padre Island.

moderate winds from the SSE

Air temperature
23.6 °C

Current weather near South Padre Island

Buoy Data:

At Corpus Christi Buoy, 67 miles from South Padre Island.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall South Padre Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to South Padre Island:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Cove 0 mi
Second closest break Boca Chica 1 mi
Third closest break Port Isabel 2 mi
Fourth closest break Port Mansfield Jetty 35 mi
Fifth closest break South Padre Island 40 mi

Wave buoys nearest to South Padre Island:

Closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 67 mi
Second closest wave buoy Freeport Buoy 167 mi
Third closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 218 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Galveston Buoy 274 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 342 mi

Tide stations nearest to South Padre Island:

Closest tide station Coast Guard Station, South Padre Island 1 mi
Second closest tide station Queen Isabella Causeway (east end) 1 mi
Third closest tide station Padre Island (South) 2 mi
Fourth closest tide station Queen Isabella Causeway (west end) 2 mi
Fifth closest tide station South Bay entrance 3 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to South Padre Island:

Closest ski area Ski Apache (United States) 710 mi
Second closest ski area Sandia Peak (United States) 836 mi
Third closest ski area Ski Santa Fe (United States) 841 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort (United States) 854 mi
Fifth closest ski area Angel Fire Resort (United States) 857 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to South Padre Island:

Closest city location Brownsville (United States) 24 mi
Second closest city location Matamoros (Mexico) 25 mi
Third closest city location Harlingen (United States) 34 mi
Fourth closest city location Valle Hermoso (Mexico) 51 mi
Fifth closest city location Weslaco (United States) 52 mi
South Padre Island break location map and break info
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.


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