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Matagorda ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 3.1

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Matagorda Surf Guide

Matagorda in Texas is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. The optimum conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the east. The beach breaks favour rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips, obstacles, sharks and jellyfish.

Matagorda Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Matagorda:

The best conditions reported for surf at Matagorda occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Matagorda 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 16% of the time in December while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Matagorda Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 27 September 2020, 08:35 Local Time
Sunday 27
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.9
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0.9
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0.8
S
0.8
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Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSE 25
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on

Swell History at Matagorda

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

Wind History at Matagorda

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

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