South Padre Streaming Cam™
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The only web cam that sees it all! Enjoy 360 degree views of popular areas on SPI with the newest most powerful streaming pan/tilt/zoom camera ever built. With user controls to view the beach, surfing area, jetties, Boca Chica, Dolphin Cove, Queen Isabella Causeway, Port Isabel Lighthouse, the Laguna Madre, Sunrise and Sunsets over the Bay and Gulf, even 24 hour night views of South Padre Island and local surf conditions.

To use, click START CONTROL button and then choose any of the 20 presets you want to view. 5 minute view limit. Camera may be unavailable at times due to heavy traffic.


 

 
 
   
   
About South Padre Island

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TEXAS is the tropical southernmost part of the world's longest barrier reef island on the Gulf of Mexico at the Texas / Mexico border. Located 2 miles off the southern tip of Texas, it is connected to the mainland by the Queen Isabella Causeway. South Padre Island is the finest coastal resort in Texas, with beautiful beaches, tall sand dunes, and warm clear clean Gulf waters. Incredible saltwater fishing, Gulf shrimp, fresh fish and seafood served at many Island restaurants, a wide selection of hotels and condos from cheap to luxurious, shopping, beach weddings, professional wedding planners, South Padre weddings, photographers and video services, RV parks on the beach, eco-tourism and a diversity of watersports. The Island is only a few blocks wide, around 5 miles of City real estate, then you can drive north on the beach for nearly 30 miles of desolate beaches and beautiful sand dunes, until reaching the Port Mansfield jetties and boat channel. You don't even need a car, you can walk or bicycle, or ride the free shuttle. South Padre Island boasts the best fishing in the U.S. in the Laguna Madre, in the surf and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Check the bay cam for a list of fishing reports, or the fishing page for area fishing guides and charters. Dolphin watch is a popular favorite activity, and the best surfing in the Gulf of Mexico is at Isla Blanca Park at the jetties. Summer is bustling on South Padre Island. The weather is warm and dry, water temps are in the 80's and air temps in the 90's. Fall is known by the locals as the best time of the year. The water and air is still warm, hotel prices are dramatically cheaper, and the Island is nearly vacant. Winter bring thousands of "Winter Texans" from the northern U.S., the weather is mild as well, bird watching, golf and surf fishing are popular. South Padre Island is the premiere Spring Break destination in the country, spring break is in March and Texas Week is the busiest time week with nearly a hundred thousand college students enjoying the Island. Spadre.com is the only website of its kind, being updated multiple times daily by local residents, giving you up-to-the-minute information, particularly on beach, surf and weather conditions for the day, with daily updated beach and surf report and Island weather and forecast, rip current index, water temperature and more information to plan your visit. Enjoy multiple live web cam views of South Padre Island's beautiful beaches with the South Padre Beachcam, the surf in the Gulf of Mexico with the South Padre Surfcam, and the sunset over the Laguna Madre with the South Padre Baycam! Loaded with information on events, quick links to hotels condos and vacation rentals for booking your travel and vacation package to South Padre Island, real estate listings for those that really enjoy the Island and want to own a piece, local activities, attractions and watersports, night life and scenic pictures in the photo gallery.

South Padre Island , also known as the tropical tip of Texas is a 34 mile long barrier island offering our beautiful sandy beaches, sand dunes, and colorful sunsets over the Laguna Madre to anyone that wants to visit. The Island boasts land and sea adventures with opportunities for action packed beach and water sport activities year round, quality resort hotels, some of the best trout, red snapper, and tuna fishing in the world with your choice of deep sea fishing or bay fishing charters, a variety of restaurants serving your preference of cuisine with most offering menu items featuring the fresh and fabulous Gulf Coast shrimp and seafood, spectacular shopping, the best surfing in the entire Gulf of Mexico, and unique Island events to keep you and your family happily entertained no matter what time of year you choose to visit.

South Padre Island is matched at the same southerly latitude as Fort Lauderdale, Florida and offers comparable tropical weather conditions year round. Average summer temperatures on South Padre Island is 82 degrees with the winter months averaging 65 degrees. It’s rare to see a day on the Island that’s not warm and sunny which helps to make the Island a popular affordable beach vacation destination year round. South Padre Island flights are available through our neighboring airports of Brownsville and Harlingen where you can catch flights on Southwest Airlines, Continental Express, or Sun Country Airlines. Car rentals and shuttle buses are available at the airports where it is just a short drive to South Padre Island. Once on the island you can catch The Wave, a free shuttle which will transport you along the island or into our neighboring town of Port Isabel, where you may want to spend an afternoon strolling Lighthouse Square home of the historical Port Isabel Lighthouse which is open daily to visitors that want to make the climb up to the top for a spectacular view of the Laguna Madre and cityscape. At Lighthouse Square you’ll find museums, art galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, ice cream parlors, and the South Padre Island Dolphin Research and Sea Life Center. You can even experience the myths, legend and lore of Port Isabel on the town’s new trolley ride which will guide you through the history of this unique port city including tale of shipwrecks, Spanish gold, civil war, old military highway, and pirate legend.