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Express Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.6

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Express Point break guidePhoto by: Derek Weith

Express Point Surf Guide

Express Point in Phillip Island is a reasonably exposed point break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for locals, sharks and rocks.

Express Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Express Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Express Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 38% of the time in August while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 43% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
43%
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 Express 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 Express Point is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 61 km (38 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Express Point is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 87 km (54 miles) away.

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Express Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 06:31 Local Time
Sunday 09
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 1.5
SW
1.6
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
NNW 20
WNW 5
W
Wind State off off off cross-
off

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Swell History at Express Point

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Wind History at Express Point

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