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Point Hicks ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Point Hicks Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.8 °C

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Monday, 16 September 2019, 12:39 Local time
Monday 16
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 8 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 25
SW 20
SW 15
Wind State cross-

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Point Hicks on the East Coast is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rips, rocks,isolated break and sharks.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Point Hicks Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Point Hicks Lighthouse, 2 km from Point Hicks.

moderate winds from the WSW

distant precipitation but not falling at station
Air temperature
9.5 °C

Current weather near Point Hicks

Buoy Data:

At Eden Waverider Buoy, 62 miles from Point Hicks.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.642
Average period (s) 5.34 5.64 5.98 7.03

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Overall Point Hicks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Point Hicks is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, which is 277 km (172 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Point Hicks is Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia, 283 km (176 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Point Hicks, VIC - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Point Hicks sea temperature, Point Hicks photographs, Point Hicks detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Point Hicks webcams, current wind from VIC - East Coast live weather stations and Point Hicks 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 Point Hicks.