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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

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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: 28.7 °C

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Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 16:59 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
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Period (s) 5 5 3 4
Wind (km/h) 30
SW 25
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Fort Walton Pier in Gulf Coast, Floridais a beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of - 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 Hurlbert, 5 km from Fort Walton Pier.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
31.5 °C

Current weather near Fort Walton Pier

Buoy Data:

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

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
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Dominant period (s) 4 4 4 3

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Overall Fort Walton Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Wave buoys nearest to Fort Walton Pier:

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
snow forecast website

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
    Enterprise (United States)
    78 mi
Fort Walton Pier break location map and break info

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.