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Galveston - FlagshipPier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.2

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Galveston - FlagshipPier Spot ID

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Galveston - FlagshipPier

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Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Sunday, 17 December 2017, 21:33 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
WSW 5
NNW 10
N
Wind State cross-
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Galveston - FlagshipPier in Texas is an exposed beach/Pier break that has fairly consistent surf. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Often Crowded. Watch out for rips, rocks, sharks and jellyfish.

Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Galveston (Galveston Channel), Texas, 3 km from Galveston - FlagshipPier.

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Galveston - FlagshipPier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-GTOT2, 3 km from Galveston - FlagshipPier.

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Current weather near Galveston - FlagshipPier

Buoy Data:

At Galveston Buoy, 22 miles from Galveston - FlagshipPier.

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
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Dominant period (s) 6 7 7 6

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Overall Galveston - FlagshipPier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Galveston - FlagshipPier is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS) in USA, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Galveston - FlagshipPier is Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD), also in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is William P Hobby (Houston) Airport (HOU) in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • George Bush Intcntl Houston Airport (IAH) in USA is 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Southeast Texas Rgnl (Beaumont) Airport (BPT), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Galveston - FlagshipPier and is 101 km (63 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Galveston - FlagshipPier, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Galveston - FlagshipPier sea temperature, Galveston - FlagshipPier photographs, Galveston - FlagshipPier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Galveston - FlagshipPier webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Galveston - FlagshipPier tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Galveston - FlagshipPier.