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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 27° 27.6' N
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South Padre Island is a large island with miles and miles of beach to sail off of.
Distance to a city Take a car
Access time Instant access (< 5min)
Easy to find? Easy to find
Public access? Public access
Special access No access issues
Alternative name SPI
Spot quality Great
Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf
Day timing Afternoon
Week crowd Empty
Week-end crowd Empty
Water quality Crystal-clear
Current Low ( < 1 knot)
Tide No tide dependency
Camping, Hotel, Gear-Shop
Type Thermal wind
Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)
Main dir. SouthEast
Best dir. SouthEast
Best dir. relative Side-onshore
Period From March to June
Sunny mornings help build the thermal at this location. Look for wind to come in around 1pm.
Large beach to pick a spot. Nice sailing in the surf
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