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San Jose Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.5

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San Jose Island Surf Guide

San Jose Island in Texas is an exposed beach/Jetty break that only works once in a while. The optimum conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, obstacles, sharks and jellyfish.

San Jose Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Jose Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at San Jose Island 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 San Jose Island (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing San Jose Island 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).
San Jose Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 November 2020, 20:43 Local Time
FriSaturday 28
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.6
ESE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 15
SE 20
ENE 35
ENE
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at San Jose Island

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

Wind History at San Jose Island

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

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