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Beach Blog    

                            

Wednesday - 5/25/22

 

 

Stormy Hump Day

  • Sunrise @ 6:34a / Sunset @ 8:16p

  • Temps:  80◦-71◦ / Winds: 7-9 mph

  • UVI: 11 / RCA: no / CFA: no / H20 80.3◦

  • Tides: high @ 12:36a / low @ 7:11a / high @ 12:07p / low @ 7:50p

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- 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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 - KPort -A- Radio - 
KPortA.com
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- 3rd Coast Shack -
3rdCoastEmpire.com
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- RaggdolI Boutique -   RaggdollBoutique.com
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- Jack's Yak's -
Jack'sYak's.com

- 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 Center -

(361) 758-7524

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- Glow Row Kayak Tours -

GlowRow.com

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

- PA Bollard Cam - Cam #1

- CC Beach Cams - Cams #1&2

 

#1-fb@PortATourists

#2-fb@PortALocals  

#3-fb@PortABiz

 
 
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- Reports & Updates -

 

- Traffic Delays - ... Live Map

- Fishin' -  Tides4FishingPA.com

- Surfin' - ... MagicSeaWeed

- Rip Currents - ... NOAA  

- Wind Sport - ... WindAlert

- Weather - ... MSN / NWS

- Tides - ... TideForecast

- Texas Beach Watch - ... TBW

- Texas Gulf Surf Assoc - ... TGSA

- Beach Marker 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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     "Always leave it better ... then you found it!" -WCO-
 

 - 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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- "Famous" 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.  ​

- 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 

 
 

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