Hurricane Barry, which inundated much of Louisiana with rainfall last weekend, wasn’t much of a swell maker here in Galveston.

While island surfers did awake to waves from the storm last Sunday, they were a jumbled, choppy mess.

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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