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Cheynes Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Cheynes Point Surf Guide

Cheynes Point in Far South Australia is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks consists of rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

Cheynes Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cheynes Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cheynes Point occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cheynes Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 51% of the time in July while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% 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 Cheynes Point Location Map

Interactive Cheynes 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 nearest passenger airport to Cheynes Point is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 382 km (237 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cheynes Point is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 389 km (242 miles) away.

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Cheynes Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 08:53 Local Time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 12 12 6 7
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 30
SSW 30
SSW 30
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Cheynes Point

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

Wind History at Cheynes Point

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

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