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Packery Channel ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.3
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.4

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Packery Channel break guidePhoto by: Rob Zabroky

Packery Channel Surf Guide

Packery Channel in Texas is an exposed breakwater break that has fairly consistent surf. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The breakwater breaks offer lefts and rights. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

Packery Channel Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Packery Channel:

The best conditions reported for surf at Packery Channel occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Packery Channel 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 13% of the time in January while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% 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).
Packery Channel Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 November 2020, 11:01 Local Time
Saturday 28
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
ENE 15
ESE 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Packery Channel

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

Wind History at Packery Channel

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

Packery Channel Reviews:

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Based on 5 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.4
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.8
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s44.3
  • Crowds:Icon  s22.2
  • ...

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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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ben cuellar from United States
“Great spot to surf. Since it was built, it has made a great sand bar to be able to enjoy longer rides. So paddle out.”

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