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The Texas coastline accounts for a good proportion of the USA's beaches on the massive Gulf of Mexico, referred to by surfers as the Third Coast. The state may not be first choice when planning a USA surf trip, but should not be overlooked altogether. Its 600km of low-lying coastline are all beaches with a continuous string of barrier islands receiving regular windswell and occasional hurricane swell from the Gulf. There are numerous passes, inlets, piers and jetties, providing the focus for waves along the endless, featureless strands. The intracoastal waterway creates access difficulties away from the bridges and ferries, but 4WD's are permitted on many of the beaches, which all belong to the public. Galveston is Texas? original surfing hub, where it all began in the early 1930's despite the realization that there is much better potential further south.
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8 - 10°C
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15 - 25°C
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22 - 31°C
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23 - 33°C
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20 - 30°C
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11 - 22°C
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+ Warm water
+ Some uncrowded breaks
+ Friendly locals
+ Nice climate
- Small, short lived swells
- Rare offshore winds
- Difficult barrier island access
- Spring break crowds
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon Bob Hall Pier 1.5ft 5secs 151° 1mph Sunny No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 8
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Guide icon Forecast icon Isla Blanca State Park 1.5ft 5secs 143° 6mph Sunny No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Octagon 1.5ft 4secs 233° 5mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon South Padre Island 1.5ft 5secs 154° 6mph Sunny No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Meacoms Pier 1ft 4secs 193° 7mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 4
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SE - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Port Mansfield Jetties 1ft 5secs 117° 5mph Sunny No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 8
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NE - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon 61st Street 0.5ft 4secs 177° 7mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 6
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SE - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Boca Chica 1.5ft 5secs 151° 6mph Sunny No Reports Available. Left Pier, Groyne or Jetty Sand 8
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N - SE Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Matagorda 1ft 5secs 153° 6mph Sunny No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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E - S North Westerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Fish Pass Jetties 1.5ft 5secs 152° 1mph Sunny No Reports Available. No Data Available Sand 6
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NE - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Horace Caldwell Pier 1.5ft 5secs 157° 2mph Sunny No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 6
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E - S North Westerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon JP Luby Surf Park 1.5ft 5secs 149° 1mph Sunny No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 8
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NE - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Flagship 0.5ft 4secs 177° 7mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 6
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E - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Quintana 1ft 4secs 210° 5mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
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E - S Northerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Surfside 1ft 4secs 212° 5mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 8
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SE - SW North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon 37th Street 0.5ft 4secs 177° 7mph Light Rain No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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