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Redington Breakwater ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.3

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Redington Breakwater Surf Guide

Redington Breakwater in Alabama is an exposed beach break. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east. The location means that groundswells are unknown and the best wave direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

Redington Breakwater Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s22.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
21.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Redington Breakwater:

The best conditions reported for surf at Redington Breakwater occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Redington Breakwater with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in January while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 69% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
69%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Redington Breakwater Location Map

Interactive Redington Breakwater 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 Redington Breakwater is St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Redington Breakwater is Albert Whitted (St. Petersburg) Airport (SPG), also in USA, 21 km (13 miles) away.

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Redington Breakwater Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 21:48 Local Time
MonTuesday 02
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.2
WSW
Period (s) 5 4 5 4
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 5
SW 5
SW 10
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
on glass off

Swell History at Redington Breakwater

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

Wind History at Redington Breakwater

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

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