Dauphin Island Pier Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW
Sea Temperature Today is: 24.8 °C
Dauphin Island Pier in Alabamais a beach break that has pretty consitent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of - Rips / undertow.
At Dauphin Island, Alabama (0 km).
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At Orange Beach Buoy, 33 miles from Dauphin Island Pier.
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Overall Dauphin Island Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October
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Use this relief map to navigate to Alabama surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Dauphin Island Pier
Tide stations nearest to Dauphin Island Pier:
- Closest tide stationDauphin Island0 mi
- Second closest tide stationDauphin Island Hydro0 mi
- Third closest tide stationDauphin Island, Mobile Bay0 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationFort Gaines, Mobile Bay Entrance1 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationMobile Point (Fort Morgan)4 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Dauphin Island Pier:
- Closest ski areaCloudmont (United States)366 mi
- Second closest ski areaSky Valley (United States)426 mi
- Third closest ski areaScaly Mountain (United States)433 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSapphire Valley (United States)450 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaOber Gatlinburg Ski Resort (United States)461 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Dauphin Island Pier:
- Closest city locationMobile (United States)30 mi
- Second closest city locationBiloxi (United States)50 mi
- Third closest city locationPensacola (United States)52 mi
- Fourth closest city locationEast Pensacola Heights (United States)55 mi
- Fifth closest city locationFerry Pass (United States)55 mi
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