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Dauphin Island Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.8

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Dauphin Island Pier Spot ID

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Dauphin Island Pier

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Dauphin Island Pier

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.4 °C

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Thursday, 29 September 2016, 13:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.1
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Period (s) 6 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
NW 15
NW 30
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Wind State off off off off

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Dauphin Island Pier in Alabamais a beach break that has quite reliable surf. The optimum conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the south southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

Alabama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Dauphin Island, Alabama (0 km).

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Dauphin Island Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-DPIA1, 1 km from Dauphin Island Pier.

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Air temperature
25.1 °C

Current weather near Dauphin Island Pier

Buoy Data:

At Orange Beach Buoy, 33 miles from Dauphin Island Pier.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
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Dominant period (s) 4 4 4 4

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Overall Dauphin Island Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Dauphin Island Pier is Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dauphin Island Pier is Mobile Rgnl Airport (MOB), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Pensacola Nas Airport (NPA) in USA, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Keesler Afb (Biloxi) Airport (BIX) in USA is 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Pensacola Rgnl Airport (PNS), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Dauphin Island Pier and is 89 km (55 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dauphin Island Pier, Alabama. Use the tab navigation above to view Dauphin Island Pier sea temperature, Dauphin Island Pier photographs, Dauphin Island Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dauphin Island Pier webcams, current wind from Alabama live weather stations and Dauphin Island Pier tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Dauphin Island Pier.