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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: 27.1 °C

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Sunday, 20 May 2018, 20:31 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
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SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
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Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 20
SSE 15
SSE 15
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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

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

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Galveston - FlagshipPier Tide Times and Tide Chart

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

light winds from the SE

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27.9 °C

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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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