South Padre Island in Texas is an inconsistent beachbreak and jetty that works best on an East Southeast swell. Waves break both left and right here, and the surf will typically work at all tides.
Westerly winds at South Padre Island tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.
Hurricane Season is the best season for waves at this spot.
Best Surf Conditions for South Padre Island
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Surf Reports & Forecasts for South Padre Island
Where available, we’ve included surf reports and forecast widgets from Surfline.com, MagicSeaweed.com, and Surf-Forecast.com to provide you with a comparison for your favorite spots. Check out those surf forecasting websites to discover more surf spots and in-depth forecasts.
Check out these surf reports for South Padre Island. It’s interesting to note how differences in thing like quality of conditions, surf height, wind, and swell direction vary between the forecasts. Depending on the spot, one report may be more accurate than another.