The Spit



Natural accumulation of sand, gravel, or alluvium forming an underwater or exposed embankment.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
30.2457593°, -87.9944413°
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0 ft. (0 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. The Spit is covered by the Saint Andrews Bay, AL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Bars

Middle Ground 0.8 mi
South Bank 1.2 mi
Southeast Shoal 2.6 mi
West Bank 3.2 mi
Dixey Bar 3.9 mi

Nearby Cities

East Brookwood, AL 214 mi
Crawford, MS 214 mi
Lake View, AL 216 mi
Reform, AL 216 mi
Macedonia, AL 218 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Pilot Town (historical) Man-made 0.6 mi
Battery Dearborn (historical) Man-made 1.5 mi
Navy Cove Water 1.6 mi
Battery Schenck (historical) Man-made 2.1 mi
Battery Thomas (historical) Man-made 2.1 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is DAUPHIN ISLAND #2 which is approximately 5 miles away and has an elevation of 8 feet (8 feet higher than The Spit). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 6.12" 58.1° 44.5°
February 5.11" 60.8° 47.1°
March 6.23" 67.1° 54.6°
April 4.46" 73.5° 61.7°
May 5.25" 80.8° 69.7°
June 5.02" 86.5° 75.0°
July 7.27" 88.8° 76.9°
August 6.97" 88.7° 77.2°
September 4.99" 85.3° 74.2°
October 3.61" 77.2° 64.7°
November 4.58" 68.6° 55.5°
December 4.64" 61.0° 47.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 62% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 97% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 96% of other locations on record.