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Black Point Surf Guide

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.

Black Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Black Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Black Point occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Black Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in May while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Black Point Location Map

Interactive Black 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 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.

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Black Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 20 May 2022, 23:46 Local Time
Saturday 21
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m)
2
S
1.9
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.9
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Black Point

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

Wind History at Black Point

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Black Point: