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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 2ft 5secs 146° 15mph Sunny No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 8
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Guide icon Forecast icon Isla Blanca State Park 3ft 5secs 138° 17mph 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 198° 8mph 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 2.5ft 6secs 146° 17mph Sunny No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Meacoms Pier 0.5ft 4secs 202° 7mph Mostly Cloudy 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 2ft 3secs 117° 16mph 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 1ft 4secs 173° 3mph Mostly Cloudy 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 2.5ft 6secs 145° 17mph 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 1.5ft 5secs 178° 15mph 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 2ft 5secs 147° 15mph 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 2ft 5secs 151° 15mph 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 2ft 5secs 145° 15mph 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 1ft 4secs 173° 3mph Mostly Cloudy 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 1.5ft 5secs 182° 8mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
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E - S Northerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Surfside 1.5ft 5secs 184° 8mph 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 1ft 4secs 173° 3mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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