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West Pass ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.6

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West Pass Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 04:21 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 8 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
NW 30
NNW 25
NNW 20
Wind State cross-
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West Pass in Alabama is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the south southeast. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Alabama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bon Secour, Bon Secour River, Alabama, 7 km from West Pass.

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West Pass Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gulf Shores, 2 km from West Pass.

moderate winds from the WNW

Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near West Pass

Overall West Pass Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to West Pass is Pensacola Nas Airport (NPA) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to West Pass is Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM), also in USA, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Pensacola Rgnl Airport (PNS) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Mobile Rgnl Airport (MOB) in USA is 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Whiting Fld Nas North (Milton) Airport (NSE), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to West Pass and is 87 km (54 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for West Pass, Alabama. Use the tab navigation above to view West Pass sea temperature, West Pass photographs, West Pass detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, West Pass webcams, current wind from Alabama live weather stations and West Pass 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 West Pass.