Old web cam
Welcome to South Padre Island, the Tropical Tip of Texas! Even the best Olympic swimmers are not able to successfully swim toward shore in the strongest rip currents., especially in the vicinity of groins, jetties, and piers.
Enjoy live cam views of our beautiful beaches with the South Padre Beach Cam™, the surf in the Gulf of Mexico with the South Padre Surf Cam™, and the sunset over the Laguna Madre with the South Padre Bay Cam™! Moderate Risk - Wave Heights 3-5' and/or Wind Speed 10-20 kts.
Check live South Padre weather conditions and forecasts, pictures, video, and daily updated surf and beach report. Wind and/or wave conditions support stronger or more frequent rip currents.
Book South Padre hotels, condos, and vacation rentals, check out South Padre real estate listings, watersports and activities, dolphin watch, parasailing, restaurants, RV parks, or charter a fishing trip. Only experienced surf swimmers should enter the water. High Risk - Wave Heights 6' and/or Wind Speed greater than 20kts.
The equivalent purchase price in 2011 would have been almost 6 million dollars. Leonard, this multiple arch reinforced concrete bridge is 1,450 feet long and 24 feet wide.
So what did Humboldt get for this M chunk of change? Three thousand piles were sunk 50 feet into the river bed to support the 30,000-ton span.
For twenty years there had been demand for a bridge at this location to replace the Singley Ferry.
In 2012, the North Pole Web Cams were deployed by the University of Washington and images made available from the North Pole Environmental Observatory website.