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St Andrews State Park break guidePhoto by: Allan lege

St Andrews State Park Surf Guide

St. Andrews State Park in Alabama is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave angle is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rips and sharks.

St Andrews State Park Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing St Andrews State Park:

The best conditions reported for surf at St Andrews State Park 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 St Andrews State Park (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing St Andrews State Park 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 12% of the time in February while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 56% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive St Andrews State Park 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 St Andrews State Park is Tyndall Afb (Panama City) Airport (PAM) in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to St Andrews State Park is Eglin Afb (Valparaiso) Airport (VPS) in Usa (florida, 84 km (52 miles) away.

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St Andrews State Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 23:00 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 2 2 4 3
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Swell History at St Andrews State Park

Surf stats for St Andrews State Park, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at St Andrews State Park

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

St Andrews State Park Reviews:

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Based on 3 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s32.7
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.7
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s21.7
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.0
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PCB from United States
“The name "Amazons" is actually called the "Pass". I don't know who gave it that name, but if your from Panama City, you know it as the pass.


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