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Fort Walton Beach Surf Forecast / Florida – Gulf / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Saturday 21 May 2022 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 26.0 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 25.3 max: 27.4 min: 23.6 °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 26.0 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 25.3 max: 27.4 min: 23.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Light wind has turned cross-on at Fort Walton Beach (light winds from the SE at Destin Airport 4 km from Fort Walton Beach).

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Light
15 km/h
SE
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Fort Walton Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Fort Walton Beach at 9PM is: 1.8m 7s primary swell from a South direction and 1.6m 7s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm May 21). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (CDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (21 May)--
Afternoon (21 May)5ft (1.6m)6s
Evening (21 May)6ft (1.8m)7s

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
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sun
29
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
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1.7
S
2.1
S
1.7
S
1.5
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.5
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.3
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.6
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.4
SSE
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.2
S
1.4
S
1.4
SSE
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
0.9
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
SW
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
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15
SSE
20
SSE
15
S
10
S
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
20
S
15
S
15
SSE
10
SE
15
S
10
ENE
5
SE
10
SSE
15
E
20
ESE
25
SE
15
SSE
20
ESE
25
SE
20
SE
20
SE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SE
25
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
S
25
S
25
S
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
SW
10
W
20
N
20
N
20
N
10
NW
10
WNW
15
NNW
15
N
10
N
15
N
10
NNE
5
N
10
SW
20
SSW
15
SW
10
WSW
10
SW
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
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on
cross-
on
on
2:55PM
0.25
3:51PM
0.21
4:47PM
0.16
11:20AM
0.12
6:22PM
0.11
9:29AM
0.14
8:57AM
0.18
8:55AM
0.21
9:08AM
0.23
2:29AM
-0.03
2:52AM
-0.01
2:48AM
0.02
4:10PM
0.08
2:01AM
0.05
5:44PM
0.04
6:28PM
0.01
7:07PM
-0.01
7:45PM
-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
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sun
29
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