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Welcome to the Online Headquarters of the Galveston Island Beach Patrol.

We're there! Daily island-wide beach flag color and beach advisory status updates, with safety information for Galveston Island and the broader Coastal Texas Community. Check out information on programs of and partnerships with the Galveston Island Beach Patrol.



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Updates, Events, and Information
Compassionate Police Work

Compassionate Police Work "Possible drowning, 25th and Seawall Blvd..." came across the radio from the 911 dispatcher. I ...

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Disco Dog Party

Disco Dog Party The boat had 4 older men in it. They'd been shark fishing for several ...

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NOAA Conference

NOAA Conference Rip currents, which typically pull people perpendicular from shore, are the cause of 80% ...

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A Day With Babe

A Day With Babe I was very, very fortunate last week to get to spend time with a ...

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Man-O-War

Man-O-War Earlier this week in the morning I was out early training in the beach. ...

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Hypothermia Story: Part 2

Hypothermia Story: Part 2 In last week's column I talked about a young girl who suffered the effects ...

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Hypothermia Story

Hypothermia Story Many of you probably remember the story from a couple of weeks ago about ...

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Spring Break Update

Spring Break Update Spring Break has been interesting this year. So far we’ve had quite a few ...

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Aloha Pat

Aloha Pat We're all really mad at that groundhog that it doesn't feel like spring, but ...

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Winter Dangers

Winter Dangers For those who have not heard, there was a terrible accident last weekend involving ...

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Pool Update

Pool Update Our first lifeguard tryouts of the year are just around the corner on March ...

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Sand Project

Sand Project Have you been to the western edge of the seawall? If not, swing by ...

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Dune Planting with Artist Boat

Dune Planting with Artist Boat Help Artist Boat restore a dune destroyed by Ike this weekend! They're looking for ...

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A Small Thing

A Small Thing It was a small, but deeply meaningful thing. The other morning it was cold, windy, ...

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Snapshot

Snapshot A sea of hands are raised in the Galveston school while students struggle to ...

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