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

Overall: 3.0

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Fort Walton Pier Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.1 °C

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Friday, 29 April 2016, 16:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
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SSE
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Period (s) 5 6 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
S 15
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SSE 15
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Fort Walton Pier in Gulf Coast, Floridais a beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

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Fort Walton Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Shalimar, 5 km from Fort Walton Pier.

light winds from the SSW

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Buoy Data:

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

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
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Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall Fort Walton Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Fort Walton Pier is Hurlburt Fld (Mary Esther) Airport (HRT) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fort Walton Pier is Eglin Afb (Valparaiso) Airport (VPS) in Usa (florida, 12 km (7 miles) away.
  • Third is Bob Sikes (Crestview) Airport (CEW) in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Whiting Fld Nas North (Milton) Airport (NSE) in USA is 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Pensacola Rgnl Airport (PNS), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Fort Walton Pier and is 57 km (35 miles) away.
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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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