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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 South Jetties (Isla Blanca Park)

USA, Gulf Coast, Texas

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 Access

After Getting of the bridge to South Padre Island, turn right and just keep going. After about a mile you will pass a checkpoint and you gotta pay 4 bucks to get into the park. Then keep driving past the cove and to the beach.

English (Translate this text in English): After Getting of the bridge to South Padre Island, turn right and just keep going. After about a mile you will pass a checkpoint and you gotta pay 4 bucks to get into the park. Then keep driving past the cove and to the beach.

English (Translate this text in English): After Getting of the bridge to South Padre Island, turn right and just keep going. After about a mile you will pass a checkpoint and you gotta pay 4 bucks to get into the park. Then keep driving past the cove and to the beach.

English (Translate this text in English): After Getting of the bridge to South Padre Island, turn right and just keep going. After about a mile you will pass a checkpoint and you gotta pay 4 bucks to get into the park. Then keep driving past the cove and to the beach.

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name The Jetties

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypeBreakwater/jetty

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFast

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast

Good wind directionWest, SouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

More details

Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

Webcam urlhttp://www.sicsurf.com 

Dangers

- Rips / undertow

 Additional Information

The surf isn't as bad as you think. Its fast and fun. Paddle out by the jetties if you want the easiest paddle out.

English (Translate this text in English): The surf isn't as bad as you think. Its fast and fun. Paddle out by the jetties if you want the easiest paddle out.

English (Translate this text in English): The surf isn't as bad as you think. Its fast and fun. Paddle out by the jetties if you want the easiest paddle out.

English (Translate this text in English): The surf isn't as bad as you think. Its fast and fun. Paddle out by the jetties if you want the easiest paddle out.

Atmosphere

The water is a different color, the locals call it "South Padre green" The sand is nice and soft. The beach was voted the third place beach in America according to the travel channel.

English (Translate this text in English): The water is a different color, the locals call it "South Padre green" The sand is nice and soft. The beach was voted the third place beach in America according to the travel channel.

English (Translate this text in English): The water is a different color, the locals call it "South Padre green" The sand is nice and soft. The beach was voted the third place beach in America according to the travel channel.

English (Translate this text in English): The water is a different color, the locals call it "South Padre green" The sand is nice and soft. The beach was voted the third place beach in America according to the travel channel.

General

Its a great place to go for good, fun surf, no bothersome marine life, no rocks, and a friendly local vibe.

English (Translate this text in English): Its a great place to go for good, fun surf, no bothersome marine life, no rocks, and a friendly local vibe.

English (Translate this text in English): Its a great place to go for good, fun surf, no bothersome marine life, no rocks, and a friendly local vibe.

English (Translate this text in English): Its a great place to go for good, fun surf, no bothersome marine life, no rocks, and a friendly local vibe.

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South jetties isla blanca park
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By anonymous , 19-01-2005

- summer is not so great unless their is a storm but winter is really good

By anonymous , 25-11-2002

no title - poo

By texas surfer , 09-11-2002

not padre - this picture is not south padre.it's surfside,tx.

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