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Dolphin Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.4

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Dolphin Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Dolphin Point Surf Guide

Dolphin Point on the South Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is a left hand reef break as well.. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include urchins, rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Dolphin Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dolphin Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dolphin 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 16% of the time in June while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
70%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Dolphin 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 Dolphin Point is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, 115 km (71 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dolphin Point is Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia, 154 km (96 miles) away.

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Dolphin Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 08:35 Local Time
Thursday 04
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 15
NNE 20
E 15
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross on cross-
on

Swell History at Dolphin Point

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

Wind History at Dolphin Point

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

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