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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. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for - Rips / undertow.

Surfside Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.4°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).

Explore Surfside Location Map

Interactive Surfside 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 Surfside is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS) in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Surfside is Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD), also in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Surfside Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 October 2022, 00:59 Local Time
ThuFriday 07
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m)
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h)
15
5
5
10
Wind State on cross-
on
glass cross-
off

Swell History at Surfside

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

Wind History at Surfside

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Surfside. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Surfside: