Padre Island National Seashore is currently open. Consistent with recently issued CDC guidance regarding areas of substantial or high transmission (of which Nueces and Kleberg Counties are), visitors, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask inside all park buildings.
Typical Weather Conditions for Padre Island National Seashore:
Padre Island has long, hot summers and short, mild winters. Most rain falls near the beginning and end of hurricane and tropical storm season, which lasts from June to October.
Spring–daytime temperatures average in the 70s-80's Fahrenheit, with lows in the 50s-60s.
Summer– daytime temperatures are usually in the mid-90's Fahrenheit, with very humid conditions. Lows are usually in the 70s. Afternoon and evening sea breezes help to moderate temperatures.
Fall– daytime temperatures average in the 70s-80's Fahrenheit, with lows in the 50s-60s.
Winter– high temperatures are usually between 50°-70° Fahrenheit but can occasionally drop into the upper 30's. Sudden, strong cold fronts can move through, bringing gale force winds and dropping temperatures quickly. The wintertime climate is typically dry, though most of the year's rainfall occurs in the winter.
Year-round– average wind speed ranges from 5-25 miles per hour. Relative humidity seldom drops below 70%.
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