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Galveston-61st Street Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.2

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Galveston-61st Street Pier Spot ID

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Galveston-61st Street Pier

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West side 61st, Galveston-61st Street Pier photo

Galveston-61st Street Pier

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Galveston-61st Street Pier

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Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C

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Monday, 26 June 2017, 07:17 Local time
Monday 26
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.2
SSE
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.4
E
Period (s) 6 3 3 3
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
E
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Galveston-61st Street Pier in Texas is an exposed beach/Pier break that has quite reliable surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and obstacles.

Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Galveston (Galveston Channel), Texas, 2 km from Galveston-61st Street Pier.

IS AT (local time)

Galveston-61st Street Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-GTOT2, 2 km from Galveston-61st Street Pier.

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Air temperature
27.3 °C

Current weather near Galveston-61st Street Pier

Buoy Data:

At Galveston Buoy, 22 miles from Galveston-61st Street Pier.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
0.6
0.7
0.6
Dominant period (s) 4 4 5 4

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Overall Galveston-61st Street Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Galveston-61st Street Pier is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Galveston-61st Street Pier is Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD), also in USA, 50 km (31 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-61st Street Pier and is 103 km (64 miles) away.
Galveston-61st Street Pier break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Galveston-61st Street Pier, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Galveston-61st Street Pier sea temperature, Galveston-61st Street Pier photographs, Galveston-61st Street Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Galveston-61st Street Pier webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Galveston-61st Street Pier 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-61st Street Pier.