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Spuds Surf Guide

Spuds in Alabama is a beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the south southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Crowds are never a problem here.

Spuds Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Spuds:

The best conditions reported for surf at Spuds occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Spuds 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 14% of the time in February while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Spuds Location Map

Interactive Spuds 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 Spuds is Pensacola Nas Airport (NPA) in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Spuds is Pensacola Rgnl Airport (PNS), also in USA, 41 km (25 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Spuds Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 4 December 2021, 16:49 Local Time
Saturday 04Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m)
0.1
S
0.1
SW
Period (s) - - 1 2
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Spuds

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

Wind History at Spuds

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Spuds: