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Fort Walton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.7

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Fort Walton Beach Surf Forecast / Florida – Gulf / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Saturday 08 May 2021 CDT
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Fort Walton Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fort Walton Beach sea temperature is 23.1 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.8 max: 26.8 min: 21.7 °C)
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Fort Walton Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fort Walton Beach sea temperature is 23.1 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.8 max: 26.8 min: 21.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Fort Walton Beach (light winds from the S at Destin Airport 4 km from Fort Walton Beach).

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1 h 44 min ago

Light
7 km/h
S
Clean
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How big are the waves at Fort Walton Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Fort Walton Beach at 1AM is: 0.3m 3s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 0.1m 6s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.1m 5s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm May 08). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (CDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 May)1.5ft (0.5m)4s
Afternoon (09 May)1.5ft (0.4m)4s
Evening (09 May)1.5ft (0.5m)5s

Table - waves today at Fort Walton Beach. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sun
16
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S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.5
SE
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSW
0.7
S
0.8
S
0.9
SSW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
S
0.1
S
0.5
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SW
0.1
SW
0.1
S
0.1
SW
0.1
SW
0.1
SW
0.1
S
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.1
S
0.1
S
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10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
S
15
S
15
SSE
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
15
S
20
SW
5
WNW
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SSW
0
SW
5
N
10
NE
5
ENE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
10
S
5
W
15
NNE
20
ENE
15
E
15
SSE
10
WNW
15
N
20
ENE
20
E
15
ENE
15
NNE
20
NE
20
NNE
15
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NE
10
NNE
15
N
15
NNE
15
NE
5
E
5
WSW
5
NNW
10
NE
10
NE
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cross-
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on
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cross-
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on
cross-
on
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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9:53AM
0.18
9:55AM
0.20
10:09AM
0.22
10:30AM
0.23
10:59AM
0.24
11:36AM
0.24
12:18PM
0.25
6:47PM
0.03
7:24PM
0.01
7:57PM
-0.00
8:33PM
-0.01
9:15PM
-0.02
10:07PM
-0.02
11:08PM
-0.02
12:09AM
-0.02

Note: the tide data above is for East Pass (Destin), Choctawhatchee Bay, Florida which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fort Walton Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fort Walton Beach blow from the NNE

Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
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Saturday
15
Sun
16
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clear
clear
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
thunderstorm
moderate rain
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
thunderstorm
cloudy
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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