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Quintana Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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Quintana Jetty break guidePhoto by: Rocky Headlands

Quintana Jetty Surf Guide

Quintana Jetty in Texas is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach are mainly rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rips, sharks and jellyfish.

Quintana Jetty Spot Info

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

Surfing Quintana Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at Quintana Jetty occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Quintana Jetty 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 22% of the time in December while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% 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).
Quintana Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 27 September 2020, 07:42 Local Time
Sunday 27
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 4 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
S 20
S 20
SSE 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Quintana Jetty

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

Wind History at Quintana Jetty

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

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