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Dauphin Island Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.8

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Dauphin Island Pier break guidePhoto by: peck

Dauphin Island Pier Surf Guide

Dauphin Island Pier in Alabama is a beach break that has quite reliable surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the south southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of - Rips / undertow.

Dauphin Island Pier Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dauphin Island Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dauphin Island Pier occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dauphin Island Pier (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dauphin Island Pier with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in February while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 46% 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).
Dauphin Island Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 20:38 Local Time
WedThursday 29
Wave (m) 5.5
Period (s) 11 11 10 9
Wind (km/h) 85
SSW 55
SW 35
WSW 45
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

Swell History at Dauphin Island Pier

Surf stats for Dauphin Island Pier, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dauphin Island Pier

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

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