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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 Surf Forecast / Texas / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Friday 17 Sep 2021 CDT
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Galveston-61st Street Pier surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Galveston-61st Street Pier sea temperature is 28.8 °C (Statistics for 17 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 30.0 min: 27.2 °C)
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Galveston-61st Street Pier surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Galveston-61st Street Pier sea temperature is 28.8 °C (Statistics for 17 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 30.0 min: 27.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Texas

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Galveston-61st Street Pier (light winds from the W at BUOY-GTOT2 2 km from Galveston-61st Street Pier).

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Actual: 50 min ago

Light
8 km/h
W
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Galveston-61st Street Pier this week:

The most powerful waves expected at Galveston-61st Street Pier in the next 12 days are 1.1m 5s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Sep 23) at 4AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.1m 5s period and expected on Thursday (Sep 23) at 1AM.

Wave TypeTime (CDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)--
Best Surf--
Most Powerful 4AM (Thu 23rd Sep)3.5ft (1.1m) 5s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Galveston-61st Street Pier over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
17
Saturday
18
Sunday
19
Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
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T texas.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
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ESE
0.4
SE
0.3
S
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.5
SE
0.6
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.3
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.1
SE
0.7
E
0.9
E
0.7
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.4
E
0.3
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
S
0.2
S
0.3
S
0.2
S
0.3
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15
WNW
5
SSE
15
S
5
N
10
SE
20
SSE
0
SSW
15
SSE
25
S
20
SW
20
SSW
25
S
15
SSW
10
SSE
10
WSW
30
NNE
25
NE
35
ENE
30
NE
20
ENE
25
E
20
ENE
10
ENE
15
SE
10
NE
5
SSE
15
SSW
15
WNW
20
N
25
NE
25
NE
10
NNE
15
SE
15
E
15
ESE
20
SSE
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on
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on
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12:22PM
0.47
4:44AM
0.53
1:56PM
0.48
5:01AM
0.50
3:09PM
0.49
5:16AM
0.48
4:14PM
0.49
5:30AM
0.46
5:17PM
0.49
5:42AM
0.45
6:18PM
0.49
5:51AM
0.44
7:23PM
0.48
5:54AM
0.44
8:34PM
0.48
5:36AM
0.45
9:57PM
0.48
4:24AM
0.47
11:47PM 3:37AM
0.50 0.49
3:18AM
0.52
3:10AM
0.53
10:16AM
0.47
8:46PM
-0.00
10:06AM
0.43
9:36PM
0.04
10:18AM
0.38
10:20PM
0.09
10:39AM
0.32
10:59PM
0.16
11:06AM
0.27
11:35PM
0.23
11:36AM
0.22
12:08AM
0.29
12:09PM
0.18
12:40AM
0.36
12:44PM
0.16
1:09AM
0.41
1:24PM
0.14
1:34AM
0.46
2:10PM
0.14
1:46AM
0.49
3:05PM
0.14
4:10PM
0.14

Note: the tide data above is for Galveston (Galveston Channel), Texas which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Galveston-61st Street Pier.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Galveston-61st Street Pier blow from the NNW

Friday
17
Saturday
18
Sunday
19
Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Fri night. Warm (max 28°C on Fri afternoon, min 25°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Warm (max 29°C on Tue morning, min 20°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Tue morning, fresh winds from the ENE by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 25°C on Thu afternoon, min 20°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 28°C on Sun afternoon, min 20°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Galveston-61st Street Pier Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Galveston-61st Street Pier provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Galveston-61st Street Pier can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Galveston-61st Street Pier 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-61st Street Pier) 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-61st Street Pier 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-61st Street Pier is 2 km (1 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.