Galveston, TX

10:30 PM CDT on July 23, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Galveston Seawall | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Coastal Hazard Statement Active Notice: Coastal Hazard Statement

Elev 36 ft 29.28 °N, 94.80 °W | Updated 7 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
85.0 °F
Feels Like 96 °F
N
8.6
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 8.6 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 77 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:34 AM 8:16 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KGLS 240252Z AUTO 20009KT 10SM CLR 29/24 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP138 T02940244 53010
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 77 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:34 AM 8:16 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KGLS 240252Z AUTO 20009KT 10SM CLR 29/24 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP138 T02940244 53010

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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:58 PM CDT Jul. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect until 7 am CDT Monday...

* timing... through early Monday.

* Impacts... hazardous swimming conditions at beaches along the
Upper Texas coast.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
currents are likely in the surf zone.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins...
jetties and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards... beach patrol...
flags and signs. Swim near a lifeguard.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.