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Alabama Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Alabama Point break guidePhoto by: james

Alabama Point Surf Guide

Alabama Point in Alabama is a breakwater 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 ideal wave angle is from the southeast. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

Alabama Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBreakwaterIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Alabama Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Alabama Point occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Alabama Point (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Alabama Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in April while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Alabama Point Location Map

Interactive Alabama Point surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Alabama Point is Pensacola Nas Airport (NPA) in USA, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Alabama Point is Pensacola Rgnl Airport (PNS), also in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Alabama Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 13:32 Local Time
Thursday 15
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.8
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
NNE 0
NW 10
N
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
glass off

Swell History at Alabama Point

Surf stats for Alabama Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Alabama Point

Wind stats for Alabama Point, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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