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Octagon House ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Octagon House break guidePhoto by: Doc

Octagon House Surf Guide

Octagon House in Texas is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, sharks and jellyfish.

Octagon House Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Octagon House:

The best conditions reported for surf at Octagon House 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 Octagon House (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Octagon House 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 14% of the time in December while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% 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
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Octagon House Location Map

Interactive Octagon House 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 Octagon House is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Octagon House is Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD), also in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Octagon House Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 27 September 2020, 08:04 Local Time
Sunday 27
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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
S 20
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Octagon House

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

Wind History at Octagon House

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

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