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West Pass ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.6

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West Pass Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.8 °C

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Saturday, 22 February 2020, 03:27 Local time
Saturday 22
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 20
ENE 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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West Pass in Alabama is a sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are 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. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Alabama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bon Secour, Bon Secour River, Alabama, 7 km from West Pass.

IS AT (local time)

West Pass Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gulf Shores, 2 km from West Pass.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
4 °C

Current weather near West Pass

Overall West Pass Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February


Surf stats for West Pass: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for West Pass: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

West Pass Location Maps

West Pass Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to West Pass:

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Wave buoys nearest to West Pass:

Tide stations nearest to West Pass:

  • Closest tide station
    Bon Secour, Bon Secour River
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Gulf Shores, ICWW
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Alabama Point, Perdido Pass
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Weeks Bay, Vermilion Bay
    13 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mobile Point (Fort Morgan)
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to West Pass is Pensacola Nas Airport (NPA) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to West Pass is Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM), also in USA, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Pensacola Rgnl Airport (PNS) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Mobile Rgnl Airport (MOB) in USA is 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Whiting Fld Nas North (Milton) Airport (NSE), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to West Pass and is 87 km (54 miles) away.
West Pass break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for West Pass, Alabama. Use the tab navigation above to view West Pass sea temperature, West Pass photographs, West Pass detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, West Pass webcams, current wind from Alabama live weather stations and West Pass 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 West Pass.