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Coastal Bend Area Surf Guide

Coastal Bend Area in Texas is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has fairly consistent surf. The optimum conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rips, obstacles, sharks and jellyfish.

Coastal Bend Area Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Coastal Bend Area:

The best conditions reported for surf at Coastal Bend Area occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Coastal Bend Area (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Coastal Bend Area with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 20% of the time in December while 58% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Coastal Bend Area Location Map

Interactive Coastal Bend Area surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Coastal Bend Area is Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) in USA, 67 km (42 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Coastal Bend Area is Palacios Muni Airport (PSX), also in USA, 99 km (61 miles) away.

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Coastal Bend Area Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 October 2022, 00:06 Local Time
ThuFriday 07
Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 4 4 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on on on cross-

Swell History at Coastal Bend Area

Surf stats for Coastal Bend Area, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Coastal Bend Area

Wind stats for Coastal Bend Area, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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