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Dolphin Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.4

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Dolphin Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Dolphin Point Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 10:59 Local time
Tuesday 22
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 10
N 15
NE 25
NE 25
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Dolphin Point on the South Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is a left hand reef break as well.. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include urchins, rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ulladulla Harbour, Australia, 6 km from Dolphin Point.

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Dolphin Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ulladulla Aws (aut), 7 km from Dolphin Point.

light winds from the NNE

no report
Air temperature
24.2 °C

Current weather near Dolphin Point

Buoy Data:

At Batemans Bay Waverider Buoy, 21 miles from Dolphin Point.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.755
Average period (s) 12.14 5.64 5.2 5.34

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Overall Dolphin Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Dolphin Point is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, 115 km (71 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dolphin Point is Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia, 154 km (96 miles) away.
  • Third is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia, 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia is 176 km (109 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Dolphin Point and is 203 km (126 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dolphin Point, NSW - South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Dolphin Point sea temperature, Dolphin Point photographs, Dolphin Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dolphin Point webcams, current wind from NSW - South Coast live weather stations and Dolphin 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 Dolphin Point.