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69°
80%
SE 10mph
30.13"
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6:49AM
7:48PM
Galveston Isle Weather Data
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83°, 2011
48°, 1953

76°
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0.00"
Beach & Surf
Hi Tide:12:54 am
Height:0.0ft.

Lo Tide:9:12 am
Height:2.0ft.

Hi Tide:2:22 pm
Height:1.4ft.

Lo Tide:5:24 pm
Height:1.6ft.

TODAY:
Surf Temp.67°
Tanning Index:(1-10) 6
Winds:SE 12-22
Wave Heights:2-4 ft.
TOMORROW:
Surf Temp.67°
Tanning Index:(1-10) 7
Winds:SE 15-25
Wave Heights:3-5 ft.

Galveston Buoy
Galveston Buoy data is provided from Station #42035, just 22 nautical miles East of Galveston. Data is updated twice daily at 7am and 8pm.
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67°
67°

E at 11mph
30.14"

2 ft.
4 sec.

Today's Weather Trivia

WEATHER 100 YEARS AGO TODAY:The low on this day in 1914 was 65 degrees and the high was 76. No rain was recorded.

TODAY'S WEATHER TRIVIA:A squall line, accompanied by strong winds, moved across the Bolivar Peninsula on this day in 1934. The winds destroyed over 30 oil derricks and blew several houses in High Island off their foundations. In Galveston, two fishermen nearly drowned when their boat was swept into the South Jetty during the squall.

10-Day Galveston Island Forecast
Today
75°
67°
Times of clouds and sun
Monday
75°
67°
Some sun returning; humid
Tuesday
77°
69°
Clouds and sun
Wednesday
77°
69°
Partly sunny
Thursday
78°
70°
Partly sunny and breezy
Friday
79°
69°
Variable cloudiness
Saturday
79°
73°
Some rain and a t-storm
Sunday
75°
72°
A stray t-storm
Monday
79°
78°
Times of clouds and sun
Tuesday
79°
72°
Partly sunny and humid
Stan Blazyk's Weather Forecast
Current Surface Map

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SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014

PARTLY SUNNY, MILD WEATHER TO PREVAIL FOR THE EASTER WEEKEND WITH INCREASING CLOUDS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY

Partly cloudy and mild today. High temperatures will be in upper-70's. Look for southeast winds at 5-10 mph. It will be partly cloudy and cool tonight. Low temperatures will be in the low-60's. Expect southeast winds at 5-10 mph. Sunday should bring partly cloudy skies and mild conditions with a 20% chance of showers or isolated thunderstorms Sunday night. High temperatures will be in the upper-70's. Expect southeast winds at 5-10 mph. It will be partly cloudy and mild on Monday with a 20% chance of showers or thunderstorms. Winds will be from the southeast at 5-10 mph. High temperatures will be in the upper-70's.

SYNOPSIS AND OUTLOOK:

Mild temperatures and partly sunny skies should continue through tomorrow as southeast winds prevail. High pressure, currently over Arkansas, will slowly shift east along while a weak high pressure ridge moves into Texas.

NATIONAL OUTLOOK

At the surface, high pressure is ridging south from north of the Great Lakes all the way to Arkansas. High pressure also prevails over the Four Corners region. To our east, a low pressure center is moving into the Big Bend of Florida with a extending from the low southward over the extreme eastern Gulf of Mexico. In the West, a mostly stationary front extends east from near Lake Tahoe to North Dakota. Further west, a cold front is approaching the Pacific Northwest. At the upper-levels a slightly more amplified pattern has reappeared with exists with a low pressure trough over the Mid-South, a high pressure ridge over the Plains and another low pressure trough developing over Southern California and Nevada.

LOCAL OUTLOOK

Near ideal weather will prevail for the Easter Weekend, with partly sunny skies and mild conditions. Clouds will increase some late Sunday into Monday with a slight chance of rain appearing as an upper-level disturbance moves east. Rain is most likely to remain to our north, however, with mostly dry conditions in the picture for the next week or so.

TROPICAL OUTLOOK:

The Tropical Atlantic Basin is quiet and tropical cyclone development not expected over the next 48-hours.

Upper Level Map

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Radar Loop

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US Satellite Iamge

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Tropical Basin Satellite

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