Surfing in South Padre Island, Corpus Christi, Texas USA

Wave quality:
Regional classic
Wave type:
Wave direction:
Left and right
Good wind direction:
Northwest, west, southwest
South Padre Island is a resort town in Cameron County, Texas, U.S. This amazing island is known for its white, sunny beaches. No matter what your interests are, South Padre is available to fulfill them.

Most people choose to spend their vacations in this place, as here they can combine pleasure with adventure. The island offers plenty of fun alternatives such as sea and wind activities, wild parties, many events, nightlife, wildlife observation and the most important of all, the opportunity to immerse yourself  in the unlimited sea beauty. Having all these amenities and the weather conditions in your favor, the only thing left to do is to visit this sea paradise and exercise the best surfing of your life.

The wave type is beach-break with regional classic quality and left and right directions. The best wind directions are northwest, west and southwest. The normal wave length is short (50 m/164 ft) and on good days (on a good, solid hurricane or cold front swell) long (50-150 m/164-492 ft). Good swell directions are north, south, southeast, east and northeast. The swell size starts working at less than 1 m /3 ft and holds up to 5 m /16 ft and over. So, let the sun warm your body and dance through the island’s waves at northwest, west and southwest, best wind directions.

This is the most appropriate place in Texas for adventure and entertainment. You can find a lot of schools and rental shops around. After a thrilling day, it’s worth trying spicy Mexican food.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Corpus Christi
178 miles, 286 km, 2 hours 54 minutes
Follow the US_77 S.
BY CAR FROM San Antonio
291 miles, 469 km, 4 hours 29 minutes.
Follow the I_37S and US_77 S.
Bronsville South Padre International Airport,
34,5 km ( 22 miles )


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