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Black Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Black Point Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Sunday, 21 July 2019, 06:19 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
NW 10
Wind State off off off off

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Black Point on the South Coast is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast.There is a left hand point break here. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips, sharks and rocks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Black Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kiama (Bombo Headland), 15 km from Black Point.


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Air temperature
10.2 °C

Current weather near Black Point

Buoy Data:

At Port Kembla Waverider Buoy, 24 miles from Black Point.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.881
Average period (s) 12.93 10.83 - 12.14

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Overall Black Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Tide stations nearest to Black Point:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    21 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Black Point:


  • The closest passenger airport to Black Point is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 83 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Black Point is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 131 km (81 miles) away.
  • Canberra Airport (CBR), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Black Point and is 159 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Black Point, NSW - Illawarra. Use the tab navigation above to view Black Point sea temperature, Black Point photographs, Black Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Black Point webcams, current wind from NSW - Illawarra live weather stations and Black Point tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia 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 Australia 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 Black Point.