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Wiggins Pass Surf Guide

Wiggins Pass in Gulf Coast, Florida is a river break that does not work very often. The favoured conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the optimum wave angle is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and sharks.

Wiggins Pass Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
30.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Wiggins Pass:

The best conditions reported for surf at Wiggins Pass occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Wiggins Pass with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in October while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 73% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
73%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Wiggins Pass Location Map

Interactive Wiggins Pass 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 Wiggins Pass is Southwest Florida International (Fort Myers) Airport (RSW) in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Wiggins Pass is Page Fld (Fort Myers) Airport (FMY), also in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away.

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Wiggins Pass Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 12:17 Local Time
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Swell History at Wiggins Pass

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

Wind History at Wiggins Pass

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

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