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Surfside ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Surfside break guidePhoto by: kk

Surfside Surf Guide

Surfside in Texas is a sandbar break. The optimum conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the optimum wave angle is from the southeast. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for - Rips / undertow.

Surfside Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Surfside:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Surfside 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 14% of the time in January while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 41% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
41%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Surfside Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 27 September 2020, 08:29 Local Time
Sunday 27
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.7
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
Period (s) 4 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
S 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

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Swell History at Surfside

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Wind History at Surfside

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