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Surfside ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Windy, Surfside photo


Photo credit: Noel Patterson

Jumping into the surf from Surfside Jetties-2-21-2015 photo


Photo credit: kk

Blood Moon Surf, Surfside photo


Photo credit: Chris Landry

Surf Texas, Surfside photo


Photo credit: Conrad Earnest

Type: sandbar


Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.0 °C

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Saturday, 17 February 2018, 17:52 Local time
Saturday 17Sun
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
SSE 10
Wind State cross cross-

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Surfside in Texasis a sandbar break. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include - Rips / undertow.

Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For USCG Freeport, Texas, 1 km from Surfside.

IS AT (local time)

Surfside Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-FCGT2, 1 km from Surfside.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
19.8 °C

Current weather near Surfside

Buoy Data:

At Galveston Buoy, 57 miles from Surfside.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 5 5 5 5

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Overall Surfside Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

The graph illustrates the combination of swells directed at Surfside over a normal Febr... (show all text)

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Town and city forecasts close to Surfside:


  • The closest passenger airport to Surfside is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS) in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Surfside is Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD), also in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is William P Hobby (Houston) Airport (HOU) in USA, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Palacios Muni Airport (PSX) in USA is 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • George Bush Intcntl Houston Airport (IAH), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Surfside and is 116 km (72 miles) away.
Surfside break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Surfside, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Surfside sea temperature, Surfside photographs, Surfside detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Surfside webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Surfside 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 Surfside.