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The Pass ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.3

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The Pass Surf Guide

Amazons in Alabama is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break. The optimum conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the east southeast. The beach breaks offer left-handers. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rips and sharks.

The Pass Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
16.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Pass:

The best conditions reported for surf at The Pass occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing The Pass with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 1% of the time in May while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 98% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Pass Location Map

Interactive The Pass 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 The Pass is Tyndall Afb (Panama City) Airport (PAM) in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to The Pass is Eglin Afb (Valparaiso) Airport (VPS) in Usa (florida, 86 km (53 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
The Pass Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 19:43 Local Time
SatSunday 28
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 5 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at The Pass

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

Wind History at The Pass

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

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