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Cyclops ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.2
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.7

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Cyclops break guide

Cyclops Surf Guide

Cyclops in Far South of Western Australia is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Sharks, experts only.

Cyclops Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cyclops:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cyclops occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Cyclops with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in April while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cyclops Location Map

Interactive Cyclops 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 Cyclops is Kalgoorlie Boulder Airport (KGI) in Australia, which is 388 km (241 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cyclops is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 706 km (439 miles) away.

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Cyclops Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 18:21 Local Time
Wednesday 14Thu
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 3.5
SSW
3.0
SSW
3.0
SSW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
WSW 20
W 20
WSW
Wind State on on cross-
on
on

Swell History at Cyclops

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

Wind History at Cyclops

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

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