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Galveston Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 2.8
Consistencia de Olas: 2.4
Dificultad: 2.0
Windsurf y Kitesurf: 4.4
Gente al Agua: 2.9

Overall: 3.7

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Surf Report Feed

Estadísticas de Olas para Galveston, Primavera: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

This image shows only the swells directed at Galveston that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere spring and is based upon 6571 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours illustrate increasing wave sizes. Blue shows the smallest swells, less that 0.5m (1.5 feet) high. Green and yellow illustrate increasing swell sizes and red represents highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell was forecast.

The diagram indicates that the most common swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SE (which was the same as the dominant wind direction). The chart at the bottom shows the same thing but without direction information. For example, swells larger than 1.5 feet (0.5m) coincided with good wind conditions 6% of the time, equivalent to 5 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal northern hemisphere spring. Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Galveston is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Galveston about 6% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 61% of the time. This is means that we expect 61 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere spring, of which 5 days should be surfable.

IMPORTANT: Beta version feature! Swell heights are open water values from NWW3. There is no attempt to model near-shore effects. Coastal wave heights will generally be less, especially if the break does not have unobstructed exposure to the open ocean.