Galveston, TX

5:20 AM CDT on October 21, 2017 (GMT -0500)
San Jacinto | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 26 ft 29.30 °N, 94.79 °W | Updated 11 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
76.8 °F
Feels Like 78 °F
N
2.2
Wind Variable Wind from West

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:24 AM 6:42 PM
Waxing Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KGLS 210952Z AUTO 15012KT 10SM CLR 26/23 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP129 T02610233
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:24 AM 6:42 PM
Waxing Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KGLS 210952Z AUTO 15012KT 10SM CLR 26/23 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP129 T02610233

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 7:43 PM CDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect through Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a
beach hazards statement for elevated water levels and a high risk
of rip currents, which is in effect through Saturday evening.

* Hazards... elevated tide and water levels. High risk of rip
currents and longshore currents.

* Timing... through 9 PM CDT Saturday.

* Location... Gulf facing beaches between the Matagorda Ship
Channel and High Island .

* Potential impacts... strong rip currents will cause hazardous
swimming conditions at area beaches. Elevated tide levels could
cause minor flooding around the times of high tide in low lying
areas including Highway 87 and Highway 124 on the Bolivar
Peninsula, the Blue Water Highway and beach drive in Surfside.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution
should be used when in or near the water.