webcam courtesy of www.galveston.com/

356 AM CDT WED OCT 18 2017

Synopsis: A light east wind this morning will gradually strengthen today and tonight. A long easterly fetch will set up across the Gulf of Mexico Thursday and will continue into the weekend resulting in elevated seas and tides.

Today
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Sunday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Galveston 61st Street Pier

air:

water:

78°

73°

06:43 PM Sunset

1s

Swell:

Waves:

0.7ft

3.3ft

23mph

Waves

Swell

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

 

 

 

 

Friday,
October 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

1s 1s 0s 1s

Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Torrential rain shower Moderate or heavy rain shower

78° 78° 79° 78°

19mph 23mph 23mph 26mph

       

11:46 PM 0.38 ft Low

06:20 PM 0.52 ft High

11:03 AM 0.14 ft Low

04:25 AM 0.46 ft High

Saturday,
October 21

 

 

 

 

 

 

1s 1s 0s 0s

Partly cloudy Patchy rain possible Partly cloudy Partly cloudy

79° 78° 82° 79°

24mph 23mph 18mph 16mph

       

07:15 PM 0.52 ft High

11:35 AM 0.12 ft Low

04:39 AM 0.46 ft High

 

Sunday,
October 22

 

 

 

 

 

 

0s 1s 4s 4s

Partly cloudy Moderate or heavy rain shower Light rain shower Partly cloudy

79° 79° 82° 79°

17mph 18mph 12mph 5mph

       

08:13 PM 0.52 ft High

12:10 PM 0.11 ft Low

04:48 AM 0.46 ft High

12:21 AM 0.41 ft Low

Monday,
October 23

 

 

 

 

 

 

6s 4s 5s 7s

Clear Sunny Sunny Clear

69° 65° 73° 73°

2mph 19mph 23mph 19mph

       

09:15 PM 0.51 ft High

12:48 PM 0.11 ft Low

04:40 AM 0.46 ft High

12:57 AM 0.44 ft Low

Tuesday,
October 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

7s 7s 7s 7s

Clear Sunny Sunny Clear

69° 65° 75° 74°

18mph 16mph 14mph 13mph

       

10:24 PM 0.51 ft High

01:29 PM 0.12 ft Low

03:39 AM 0.47 ft High

01:40 AM 0.47 ft Low