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Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Cove Spot ID

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.9 °C

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Sunday, 5 April 2020, 04:21 Local time
Sunday 05
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 20
NE 25
NNE 25
Wind State cross-

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Cove in Texas is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has inconsistent surf Ideal winds are from the west. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, sharks and jellyfish.

Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

IS AT (local time)

Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-PCGT2, 3 km from Cove.

moderate winds from the ENE

Air temperature
21.9 °C

Current weather near Cove

Overall Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

Surf stats for Cove: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Cove: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Cove Location Maps

Cove Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cove:

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Wave buoys nearest to Cove:

Tide stations nearest to Cove:

  • 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


  • The closest passenger airport to Cove is Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cove is Valley International (Harlingen) Airport (HRL), also in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is General Servando Canales International (Matamoros) Airport (MAM) in Mexico, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • General Lucio Blanco International (Reynosa) Airport (REX) in Mexico is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Mc Allen Miller International (Mcallen) Airport (MFE) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Cove and is 108 km (67 miles) away.
Cove break location map and break info

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