Fort Walton Pier Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 29.5 °C
Fort Walton Pier in Gulf Coast, Floridais a beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.
For Fort Walton Beach, 2 km from Fort Walton Pier.
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At Shalimar, 5 km from Fort Walton Pier.
At Orange Beach Buoy, 62 miles from Fort Walton Pier.
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Overall Fort Walton Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Use this relief map to navigate to Florida - Gulf surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Fort Walton Pier
Tide stations nearest to Fort Walton Pier:
- Closest tide stationFort Walton Beach1 mi
- Second closest tide stationShalimar, Garnier Bayou, Choctawhatchee Bay3 mi
- Third closest tide stationEast Pass (Destin), Choctawhatchee Bay5 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationWright5 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationEglin Village6 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Fort Walton Pier:
- Closest ski areaCloudmont (United States)314 mi
- Second closest ski areaSky Valley (United States)369 mi
- Third closest ski areaScaly Mountain (United States)374 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSapphire Valley (United States)390 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaCataloochee (United States)408 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Fort Walton Pier:
- Closest city locationEast Pensacola Heights (United States)35 mi
- Second closest city locationFerry Pass (United States)37 mi
- Third closest city locationPensacola (United States)38 mi
- Fourth closest city locationPanama City (United States)63 mi
- Fifth closest city locationEnterprise (United States)78 mi
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