uk es it fr pt nl
Port Aransas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.7
Crowds: 3.1

Overall: 3.9

See all 18 ratings

Based on 12 votes. Vote


Surf Report Feed
Port Aransas break guidePhoto by: James

Port Aransas Surf Guide

Port Aransas in Texas is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the southeast.. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips, obstacles, sharks and jellyfish.

Port Aransas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Port Aransas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Port Aransas 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 Port Aransas (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Port Aransas 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 19% of the time in December while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 24% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
24%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Port Aransas Location Map

Interactive Port Aransas 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 Port Aransas is Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Port Aransas is Kingsville Nas Airport (NQI), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Port Aransas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 30 November 2020, 19:34 Local Time
MonTuesday 01
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
ENE
Period (s) 6 6 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 15
ENE 10
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross on

Swell History at Port Aransas

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

Wind History at Port Aransas

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

Port Aransas Reviews:

Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

Ratings
Based on 12 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.9
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.3
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.2
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.8
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s43.7
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.1
  • ...

See all 18 ratings


Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
Icon avatar
Pat Judd from United States
“Port A. is one of the classic little beach get-away spots in Texas. The other place that rivals it is Port Isabel in South Texas. Port A. has seen a lot of growth in the recent decades but it's got so much character still that it always puts a smile on your face. Good fishing, fun surfing (mostly a longboard wave) and lots of great places to eat. The jetties at sunset is a must do. Please remember to pick up your trash on the beach!!!”

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Port Aransas. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Port Aransas: