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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: 31.7 °C

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Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 14:55 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.1
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Period (s) 6 2 3 2
Wind (km/h) 15
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SSW 10
SSE 5
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Dauphin Island Pier in Alabamais a beach break that has quite consistent surf. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Take care 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.

light winds from the NE

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Air temperature
28.0 °C

Current weather near Dauphin Island Pier

Buoy Data:

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

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
0.3
0.3
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Dominant period (s) 4 8 7 7

All wavebuoys around Dauphin Island Pier

Overall Dauphin Island Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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

Town and city forecasts close to Dauphin Island Pier:

  • Closest city location
    Mobile
    30 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Biloxi
    50 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Pensacola
    52 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    East Pensacola Heights
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ferry Pass
    55 mi

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.
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.