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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 Surf Guide

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.

Galveston - FlagshipPier Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Galveston - FlagshipPier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Galveston - FlagshipPier occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:
Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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


Galveston - FlagshipPier Surf:

Saturday, 8 August 2020, 15:24 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
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Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 20
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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.

light winds from the S

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Air temperature
30.9 °C

Current weather near Galveston - FlagshipPier

Overall Galveston - FlagshipPier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Surf stats for Galveston - FlagshipPier: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Galveston - FlagshipPier: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


clean, Galveston - FlagshipPier photo

Galveston - FlagshipPier

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Galveston - FlagshipPier Location Maps

Galveston - FlagshipPier Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Galveston - FlagshipPier:

Tide stations nearest to Galveston - FlagshipPier:

  • Closest tide station
    Galveston (Galveston Channel)
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Galveston Pier 21, Galveston Channel
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Galveston (Pleasure Pier)
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Galveston Bay Entrance, North Jetty
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Galveston Bay entrance, south jetty
    4 mi

Airports

  • 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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