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St Joe s Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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St Joe s Island Surf Guide

St Joe s Island in Texas is a breakwater break that only works once in a while. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

St Joe s Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBreakwaterIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
15.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing St Joe s Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at St Joe s Island 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 St Joe s Island (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing St Joe s Island 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 58% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
58%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore St Joe s Island Location Map

Interactive St Joe s Island 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 St Joe s Island is Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to St Joe s Island is Kingsville Nas Airport (NQI), also in USA, 84 km (52 miles) away.

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St Joe s Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 25 January 2021, 05:14 Local Time
Monday 25
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 2.0
SSE
2.0
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.6
SSE
Period (s) 7 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 45
S 35
S 25
SSW 10
SW
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at St Joe s Island

Surf stats for St Joe s Island, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at St Joe s Island

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

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