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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: 19.1 °C

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Sunday, 29 November 2015, 15:15 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
S 15
SSW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross-

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Dauphin Island Pier in Alabamais a beach break that has fairly consistent surf. The optimum conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the optimum wave angle is from the south southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for - 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.


Air temperature
20.9 °C

Current weather near Dauphin Island Pier

Buoy Data:

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

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 7 6 6 7

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Overall Dauphin Island Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Dauphin Island Pier Location Maps

Dauphin Island Pier Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Dauphin Island Pier:

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Wave buoys nearest to Dauphin Island Pier:

Tide stations nearest to Dauphin Island Pier:

  • Closest tide station
    Dauphin Island
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Dauphin Island Hydro
    0 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Dauphin Island, Mobile Bay
    0 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Fort Gaines, Mobile Bay Entrance
    1 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mobile Point (Fort Morgan)
    4 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Dauphin Island Pier:

  • Closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    366 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    426 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    433 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    450 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort (United States)
    461 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Dauphin Island Pier:

  • Closest city location
    Mobile (United States)
    30 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Biloxi (United States)
    50 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Pensacola (United States)
    52 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    East Pensacola Heights (United States)
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ferry Pass (United States)
    55 mi
Dauphin Island Pier break location map and break info

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.