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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Galveston - FlagshipPier (light winds from the SW at BUOY-GTOT2 3 km from Galveston - FlagshipPier). 0.8m 5 s period wind swell from SSW
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Moderate
17 km/h
SW
Cross-Shore
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Galveston - FlagshipPier Surf Forecast / Texas / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 CDT

Galveston - FlagshipPier surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Galveston - FlagshipPier sea temperature is 30.3 °C (Statistics for 21 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 29.4 max: 29.9 min: 28.4 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
S
0.7
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.4
SW
0.2
SSE
0.1
SE
0.2
S
0.2
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0.2
SSE
0.1
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0.1
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0.2
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0.3
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0.4
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0.4
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0.5
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0.4
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0.4
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0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
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0.5
SE
0.5
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Period(s) (?)54445555545433344444444
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)17174321222112133644675107
Wind
(km/h)
25
SSW
15
WSW
15
SSW
20
SW
15
NNW
5
ENE
10
WSW
15
E
20
SE
15
S
10
SE
15
SE
20
SSE
10
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15
SE
20
SSE
10
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SE
20
SE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
15
SSE
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
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on
cross-
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oncross-
on
onononcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

4:23AM
0.45


4:50AM 12:30PM
0.45 0.40


5:10AM
0.45
1:33PM
0.41

5:28AM
0.45
2:27PM
0.41

5:46AM
0.45
3:16PM
0.42

6:05AM
0.45
4:04PM
0.42

6:26AM
0.44
4:53PM
0.41

6:46AM
0.44
Low Tide
/ height (m)



8:17PM
0.01
10:47AM
0.39

8:58PM
0.01
10:45AM
0.39

9:34PM
0.02
10:41AM
0.38

10:05PM
0.03
10:46AM
0.36

10:35PM
0.05
11:04AM
0.34

11:04PM
0.08
11:32AM
0.31

11:32PM
0.11

Note: the tide data above is for Galveston (Galveston Channel), Texas which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Galveston - FlagshipPier.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Galveston - FlagshipPier blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
145-512--------2-----2---
High °C
2930312930322929292929282829292929292929292929
Low °C
2828292828312828282828282829292829292828292929
Chill °C (?)
2930312930322929292929282829292929292929292929
Sunrise
-6:50--6:50--6:50--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:54---
Sunset
--7:52--7:51--7:50--7:49--7:47--7:46--7:45--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 36mm), heaviest during Mon night. Very warm air temperatures (max 32°C on Wed afternoon, min 28°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Sat morning. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Sat morning, min 28°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Galveston - FlagshipPier Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Galveston - FlagshipPier provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Galveston - FlagshipPier can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Galveston - FlagshipPier surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Galveston - FlagshipPier) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Galveston - FlagshipPier may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Galveston - FlagshipPier is 4 km (2 miles) from Galveston. If you plan a vacation in Texas, look for hotels and other accommodation in Galveston. Galveston has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.