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Okaloosa Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Okaloosa Pier Surf Guide

Okaloosa Pier in Gulf Coast, Florida is a beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the south. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Okaloosa Pier Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Okaloosa Pier:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Okaloosa 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 13% of the time in February while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 48% 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
39%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
48%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Okaloosa Pier Location Map

Interactive Okaloosa Pier 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 Okaloosa Pier is Hurlburt Fld (Mary Esther) Airport (HRT) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Okaloosa Pier is Eglin Afb (Valparaiso) Airport (VPS) in Usa (florida, 12 km (7 miles) away.

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Okaloosa Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 00:45 Local Time
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Wind (km/h) 5
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SW 10
NW 15
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Wind State on glass cross-
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Swell History at Okaloosa Pier

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

Wind History at Okaloosa Pier

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

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