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Chapel Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.4

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Chapel Point Surf Guide

Chapel Point on the East Coast is a fairly exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast.There is a left breaking point here. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Chapel Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
7.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Chapel Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Chapel Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in January while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 74% 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 Chapel Point Location Map

Interactive Chapel 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 Chapel Point is Leuchars Airport (ADX) in U.k, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Chapel Point is Edinburgh Airport (EDI), also in U.k, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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Chapel Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 19:55 Local Time
MonTuesday 11
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 8 8 6 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 25
S 30
SSW 25
Wind State cross-
off off off

Swell History at Chapel Point

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

Wind History at Chapel Point

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

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