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Terry s Cove Surf Guide

Terry s Cove in Alabama is an exposed sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the south southeast. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Sharks.

Terry s Cove Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Terry s Cove:

The best conditions reported for surf at Terry s Cove 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 Terry s Cove (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Terry s Cove 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 Terry s Cove Location Map

Interactive Terry s Cove 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 Terry s Cove is Pensacola Nas Airport (NPA) in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Terry s Cove is Pensacola Rgnl Airport (PNS), also in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away.

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Terry s Cove Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 January 2023, 07:42 Local Time
Friday 27
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m)
0.2
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0.2
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0.1
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0.1
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Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h)
10
5
5
5
Wind State cross-
off
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Swell History at Terry s Cove

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

Wind History at Terry s Cove

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

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