Fort Walton Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Fort Walton Pier Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Gulf Coast, Florida, USA)


Fort Walton Pier Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.2 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 10:29 Local time

Tuesday 31
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 20
W 30
WSW 40
WSW 35
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Fort Walton Pier in Gulf Coast, Floridais a beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the south southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Fort Walton Beach, 2 km from Fort Walton Pier.

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Live Weather:

At Shalimar, 5 km from Fort Walton Pier.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Fort Walton Pier

Buoy Data:

At Orange Beach Buoy, 62 miles from Fort Walton Pier.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 5 7 8 8

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Overall Fort Walton Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Fort Walton Pier:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Okaloosa Pier 1 mi
Second closest break Fort Walton Beach 6 mi
Third closest break Destin 9 mi
Fourth closest break Pensacola beach 9 mi
Fifth closest break Navarre Beach Pier 16 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Fort Walton Pier:

Closest wave buoy Orange Beach Buoy 62 mi
Second closest wave buoy Pensacola Buoy 116 mi
Third closest wave buoy Biloxi Buoy 131 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy West Tampa Buoy 181 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Thunder Horse Buoy 190 mi

Tide stations nearest to Fort Walton Pier:

Closest tide station Fort Walton Beach 1 mi
Second closest tide station Shalimar, Garnier Bayou, Choctawhatchee Bay 3 mi
Third closest tide station East Pass (Destin), Choctawhatchee Bay 5 mi
Fourth closest tide station Wright 5 mi
Fifth closest tide station Eglin Village 6 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Fort Walton Pier:

Closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 314 mi
Second closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 369 mi
Third closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 374 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 390 mi
Fifth closest ski area Cataloochee (United States) 408 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Fort Walton Pier:

Closest city location East Pensacola Heights (United States) 35 mi
Second closest city location Ferry Pass (United States) 37 mi
Third closest city location Pensacola (United States) 38 mi
Fourth closest city location Panama City (United States) 63 mi
Fifth closest city location Mobile (United States) 88 mi
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fort Walton Pier, Florida - Gulf. Use the tab navigation above to view Fort Walton Pier sea temperature, Fort Walton Pier photographs, Fort Walton Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fort Walton Pier webcams, current wind from Florida - Gulf live weather stations and Fort Walton 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 Fort Walton Pier.


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