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Coast Guard Station Aransas  

800 N Station St, Port Aransas, TX 78373



In Port Aransas, the summers are long, hot, and oppressive; the winters are short and cool; and it is windy and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 51°F to 89°F and is rarely below 39°F or above 92°F.


Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Port Aransas for warm-weather activities are from mid March to early May and from late October to mid November.

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Cost of Living


In Port Aransas, TX, the overall cost of living index is 110, which is 19% higher than the Texas average and 10% higher than the U.S. average.


As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Port Aransas, TX, the city’s goods and services are 2% higher than the Texas average and 5% lower than the U.S. average.

Getting to Know the Area


Port Aransas is a city on Mustang Island, on the Texas coast. It’s known for its Gulf of Mexico beaches and fish-filled waterways. Roberts Point Park offers an observation tower for bay views and dolphin sightings. At Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, a boardwalk crosses alligator-inhabited wetlands that are also home to birds like roseate spoonbills. Boats run from Fisherman’s Wharf to secluded San José Island.


Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

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