Here are some links that we use to help us predict the weather in Galveston and predict the surf conditions in Galveston.
Real Time Conditions:
Real Time Wind Speeds – Real-time wind speeds in the Galveston Bay area.
Real Time Water Temperatures– Real-time water temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico, including Galveston.
Wave Height Predictions:
Animated wave forecast – Scripts Institute animation of NOAA wave height predictions. This may take a while to download, but is a good indicator of the future swell heights for North America including the Gulf Coast.
Gulf Buoy Data:
NOAA Buoy Data – The latest data from buoys in the Gulf of Mexico.
Texas Automated Buoy System – Another look at Gulf buoy data.
Weather conditions in the South East Texas/Galveston Bay area:
South East Texas NOAA weather – NOAA weather and marine forecasts for southeast Texas coastal zones.
Gulf Satellite – Satellite View of the Gulf of Mexico.
NOAA National Hurricane Center – NOAA site on tropical activity.
Tropics Satellite Image – Satellite Image of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.
Tropical Storm Tracking – Graphical Tropical Storm Tracking from the Scripps Institute. Includes tracking for various parts of the world.