Seaside you can enjoy a dolphin watch or a narrated cruise and eco tour of the surrounding Gulf waters of South Padre Island and the Laguna Madre bay.
The granite boulders are barnacle encrusted and urchin infested.bring some type of flotation device to be used for rescue in case someone falls into the surf.If you get caught in the rip, simply South Padre Island - the best beach in Texas!South Padre Island, the gem of the Texas coast boasts miles of tropical beach front resort shoreline and a warm family friendly atmosphere that is perfect for your beach vacation.High tide will cause more powerful waves to break closer to shore and deeper water near shore..
Many people have been swept off the rocks and injured or swept out to sea in the strong rip next to the jetty while attempting to walk out the jetty during high surf.
Welcome to South Padre Island, the Tropical Tip of Texas! Even the best Olympic swimmers are not able to successfully swim toward shore in the strongest rip currents., especially in the vicinity of groins, jetties, and piers.
Enjoy live cam views of our beautiful beaches with the South Padre Beach Cam™, the surf in the Gulf of Mexico with the South Padre Surf Cam™, and the sunset over the Laguna Madre with the South Padre Bay Cam™! Moderate Risk - Wave Heights 3-5' and/or Wind Speed 10-20 kts.
The warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico make your action packed vacation a dream come true.
At the southern tip of the 600 mile stretch of Texas beaches, the warmest waters of the entire Gulf of Mexico meet the tropical climate of the South Texas coast, making South Padre beaches a great destination year round.
Plan your family vacation, South Padre Island beach wedding, or Spring Break to South Padre Island on Spadre.com! With user controls to view the beach, surfing area, jetties, Boca Chica, Dolphin Cove, Queen Isabella Causeway, Laguna Madre, sunrise and sunsets over the Bay and Gulf, even 24hr night views of the Island and surf.1. Wind and/or wave conditions support dangerous rip currents.