If you’re an upper coast surfer, chances are you’ve launched your internet browser in the last few weeks to take a look at one of the live web cameras that keep tabs on the surf spots up and down our little stretch of sand.

The cameras, which are owned and maintained by island-based Saltwater-Recon.com, make it easy for surfers to check the wave conditions at any time of day. In our always-connected world, they are the new version of the old telephone surf report.

Stephen Hadley is a longtime surfer who lives and works in Galveston. If you have an idea for this column, email him at stephendhadley@gmail.com.

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Mary Kahla

We love these guys! So happy to see the expand them expand their camera network and bring more content to us! No brainer to pay for their services, and happy to do so! Nothing like it on the Texas Coast!

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