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Freeport Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Freeport Pier Surf Guide

Freeport Pier in Texas is an exposed beach/Pier break that has quite reliable surf. The best 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 provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, sharks and jellyfish.

Freeport Pier Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach/pierIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Freeport Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Freeport Pier 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 Freeport Pier (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Freeport Pier with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in January while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 43% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
43%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Freeport Pier Location Map

Interactive Freeport Pier 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 Freeport Pier is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS) in USA, 68 km (42 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Freeport Pier is Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD), also in USA, 85 km (53 miles) away.

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Freeport Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 27 September 2020, 07:56 Local Time
Sunday 27
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.7
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0.8
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0.7
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0.7
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Period (s) 4 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
S 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Freeport Pier

Surf stats for Freeport Pier, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Freeport Pier

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

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