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Bawley Point break guidePhoto by: Mick

Bawley Point Surf Guide

Bawley Point on the South Coast is a reasonably exposed point break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Bawley Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bawley Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bawley Point occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bawley Point (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bawley Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in June while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 49% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bawley Point Location Map

Interactive Bawley Point surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Bawley Point is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, 112 km (70 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bawley Point is Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia, 165 km (102 miles) away.

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Bawley Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 10:30 Local Time
Sunday 22
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off cross-

Swell History at Bawley Point

Surf stats for Bawley Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bawley Point

Wind stats for Bawley Point, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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