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

Overall: 2.6

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Pillar Point Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.2 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2020, 10:55 Local time
Saturday 28
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
ESE 10
ESE 10
Wind State glass cross-
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Pillar Point in Washington State is a beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Alaska United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Pillar Point (0 km).

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Pillar Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sheringham Airport, 24 km from Pillar Point.

light winds from the E

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Current weather near Pillar Point

Buoy Data:

At Neah Bay Buoy, 35 miles from Pillar Point.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 8 16 16 8

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Overall Pillar Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March


Surf stats for Pillar Point: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Pillar Point: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Pillar Point Location Maps

Pillar Point Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Pillar Point:

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Wave buoys nearest to Pillar Point:

Tide stations nearest to Pillar Point:

  • Closest tide station
    Twin Rivers, Strait of Juan de Fuca
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Point No Point
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Crescent Bay
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    20 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Pillar Point is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pillar Point is Victoria International Airport (YYJ) in Canada, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Nanaimo Airport (YCD) in Canada, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Whidbey Island Nas Airport (NUW) in USA is 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Pillar Point and is 129 km (80 miles) away.
Pillar Point break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pillar Point, Washington. Use the tab navigation above to view Pillar Point sea temperature, Pillar Point photographs, Pillar Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pillar Point webcams, current wind from Washington live weather stations and Pillar Point tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Pillar Point.