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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, Verano: 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 summer. It is based on 7262 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours show increasing wave sizes. The smallest swells, less than 0.5m (1.5 feet), high are coloured blue. Green and yellow represent increasing swell sizes and red represents highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell occurs.

The diagram indicates that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSE, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the S. 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 3% of the time, equivalent to 3 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal northern hemisphere summer. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Galveston is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Galveston about 3% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 45% of the time. This is means that we expect 44 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere summer, of which 3 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.