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Steep Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.4

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Steep Point Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 06:14 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 11 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 40
SSE 40
SSE 35
SSE 40
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Steep Point in North West is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, sharks, sharks and isolation.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dirk Hartog Island, 6 km from Steep Point.

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Steep Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Shark Bay Airport, 50 km from Steep Point.

moderate winds from the SE

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Air temperature
18.3 °C

Current weather near Steep Point

Overall Steep Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Steep Point:

  • Closest city location
    203 mi
  • Second closest city location
    434 mi
  • Third closest city location
    450 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    451 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    452 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Steep Point is Learmonth Airport (LEA) in Australia, which is 444 km (276 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Steep Point is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 701 km (435 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Steep Point, WA - North West. Use the tab navigation above to view Steep Point sea temperature, Steep Point photographs, Steep Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Steep Point webcams, current wind from WA - North West live weather stations and Steep 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 Steep Point.