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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 break guidePhoto by: Krsnadasa

Galveston-61st Street Pier Surf Guide

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.

Galveston-61st Street Pier Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Galveston-61st Street Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Galveston-61st Street Pier occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:
Texas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Galveston-61st Street Pier Surf:

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 16:39 Local time
Tuesday 11Wed
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 5 5 6 3
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
Wind State on on on cross-

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.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
32.1 °C

Current weather near Galveston-61st Street Pier

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

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Surf stats for Galveston-61st Street Pier: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Galveston-61st Street Pier: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

cold!, Galveston-61st Street Pier photo

Galveston-61st Street Pier

Photo credit: Krsnadasa

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

Galveston-61st Street Pier

Photo credit: Krsnadasa

Connor ECK, Galveston-61st Street Pier photo

Galveston-61st Street Pier

Photo credit: Tony

Galveston-61st Street Pier Location Maps

Galveston-61st Street Pier Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Galveston-61st Street Pier:

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Wave buoys nearest to Galveston-61st Street Pier:

Tide stations nearest to Galveston-61st Street Pier:

  • Closest tide station
    Galveston (Galveston Channel)
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Galveston Pier 21, Galveston Channel
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Galveston (Pleasure Pier)
    1 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Port Bolivar
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Galveston Bay Entrance, North Jetty
    5 mi


  • 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.
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