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Texas surfing culture runs deeper than expected, despite the fact that wave quality suffers greatly from the broad continental shelf tracing the state's entire 365-mile-long coastline, and by the Gulf of Mexico's limited fetch. Fall is high season for Texas surfing, as hurricanes and passing cold fronts semi-regularly generate three- to five-foot waves. Winter surf is less consistent, but often bi...

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