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Beach Blog    

                             

Wednesday

<^>   10/05/22   <^>

 - gonna be a groovy day ... in pa -  

Sunrise @ 7:22a / Sunset @ 7:09p

Temps: 75◦-86◦ / Winds 4-11mph

UVI: 7 / RCA: 3 / CFA: 0 / H20 82.3◦

Tides:  high @ 5:03a / low @ 6:48p

/ high @ / low @ ...     

- BoJon's Surf & Gifts -
BoJon'sSurf&Gifts.com
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- Tarpon Carts & Ebikes -
TarponCarts&EbikeRentals.com
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- Roosevelts @ Tarpon Inn -
Roosevelts@TarponInn.com
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- Port'A'ble Detail Service -
Port"A"bleDetailService.com
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- Island Outfitters -
IslandOutfitters.com
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- Aloha Beach RV Resort -  AlohaBeachRVResort.com
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- ACRV- 
(361) 779-9304 / (361) 298-0809
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 - The 3rd Coast Shack - 
The3rdCoastShack.com
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- Port A Escapes -
PortAEscapes.com 
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- RaggdolI Boutique -  
RaggdollBoutique.com
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- Jack's Yak's -
Jack'sYak's.com
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- Urban Automotive - 
UrbanAutomotive.com
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- Port A Beach Lodge - 
PortABeachLodge.com
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- Performance Detailing -
PerformanceDetailing.com

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- Island Surf Rentals -  

IslandSurfRentals.com

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- IGA Family Center -
IGA-PortA.com
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- Tarpon Inn -
TheTarponInn.com
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- New Wave Vacation Rentals -NewWaveVacationRentals.com
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- Island Tackle of Port A -
IslandTackleofPA.com
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- Capt. Kirk's Tiki Cruises -CaptKirksTikiCruises.com 

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- Dr. Steve's Chiropractic -EnergeticHealthCenter.com 
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- Port A Beer Hut -
PortABeerHut.com

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- Jordan's Hair Studio -

JordansHairStudio.com

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- Keith's Car Care Center -

(361) 758-7524

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- GlowRow Kayak Tours -

GlowRow.com

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- Fisherman's Wharf -

Fisherman'sWharfPA.com

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- Destination Beach & Surf - 

DestinationBeach&Surf.com

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- Diamond Island -

DiamondIsland.com

- Live Beach Cams -

- PA Beach Cams - Cam #1Cam #2 / Cam #3 / Cam #4 / Cam #5

- CC Beach Cams - Cam #1 / Cam #2

 

     "Always ... leave it better ... then you found it!" 
 
 

- Forecasts & Traffic -

 

- Traffic - Live Map & Cams

- Fishing -  Tides4Fishing

- Surfing - MagicSeaWeed

- Rip Currents - NOAA  

- Wind Sport - WindAlert

- Weather - MSN / NWS

- Tides - TideForecast

- Texas Beach Watch - TBW

- Texas Gulf Surfing Assoc - TGSA

- Beach Markers Map

- Music & Events -

- Music - PortALive

- Events - CityofPortA

 
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- Roberts Point Park -

50-acre park / shaded tables / BBQ's, / playground / music venue / pavilion / sensational sunsets.

A relaxing stroll around the park & marina boardwalk ... is a great lil' getaway. 

CityofPortA.org

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- The Bujan Bollards -

(Beach St to Access Rd. #1A)

Best vibe 4 intimate gatherings & kids.  Cars/trucks/carts ain't allowed inside the bollards.

Ample parking is almost always available along the sand road.  A more tranquil setting - providing safer haven for little ones & chillin' out. 

 
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 - Texas Sandfest '23 -   

  Apr. 14-16/2023 - this special event features America's best sand sculpting artists & their sensational creations! 

 

  Based @ the bollards ... it's a city-wide celebration with endless activities thru-out our community.  Always attracts tons of fun-folk & positive vibes. 

 

  Also on the menu:  great food / kid's stuff / live music / apparel / jewelry / furniture / souvenirs / arts & crafts.       TexasSandfest'23

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- Tony Amos Beach & Blvd-

Access from (TX-361 @ Rd #1) to the southern sands.  Tony Amos is a valued member of our community.  That special section of sand is dedicated in his memory.  

The best surfing conditions in Port A. 

Keeper's ... rentals / bait / food / beverages. 

   - Horace Caldwell Pier -

 

- Points of Interest - 

​- Beach Permits -  $12 year / available at IGA, City Hall ... or any Stripes location.  

- Port A Museum -  400 N Alister. your one-stop / intel-shop ... for all things related to Port A's past.  ​

- Port A Art Center -  104 N. Alister / (361) 749-7334 / Free Admission!  https://portaransasartcenter.org/

- 8 Wonders of Port A - a great list of adventures beyond our museum walls 8WondersofPA.com

- Charlie's Pasture -  enter on Port St. provides access to walking & biking trails thru-out the park. 

​- Community Park -  skating, frisbee golf, swimming, baseball, basketball & walking/riding trails.  

- Leonabelle Turnbell Birding Center -  south end of Ross Ave. the park features gardens & boardwalks. 

​- Handicap Beach Kart -  the City of PA provides a FREE sand kart for folks who need assistance.  

​​- San Jose Island -  fishin' / shellin' / chillin' - Fisherman's Warf jet boat ferry over to the island.  

​- Palmilla Beach Golf Course -  9 holes of regular play & "The Loop" ... a 3 hole short course.    

- IB Magee Beach Park -  features a remodeled RV park & beach that was damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

- 20 Ways to Play in Port A -  Travellens.com

** Sand Survival Tips** take a shovel, air gauge, tow strap, & air pump. 

 
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- EMERGENCY CONTACTS -

Sea Turtles: if you see a stranded, or nesting sea turtle, please call the

ARK Hotline @ (361) 749.6793.

Shore Birds: if you see an injured

shore bird, please call the

ARK Hotline @ (361) 749.6793.

Dr. Bruce Russell MD 600 Cut-Off #14 

(361) 749-1930

Dr. Steve Canion DC 600 Cut-Off #15 

(361) 695-1900

Surepoint ER Center (24hr)

North Padre Island

SurepointER.com

CC/PA Beach Towing Assistance

361Off-RoadRescue.com

 
 

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