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Kingston ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.9

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Kingston Surf Guide

Kingston in Norfolk Island is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Take care of - Urchins - Rocks.

Kingston Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kingston:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kingston occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kingston with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in October while 63% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
63%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Kingston Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 November 2020, 18:59 Local Time
SatSun
8:30PM11:30PM2:30AM5:30AM
Wave (m) 1.9
SW
2.0
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 15
SE 10
SE 10
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Kingston

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

Wind History at Kingston

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

Kingston Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 4 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.9
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s54.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Nev bigg from Australia
“Many a good day surfing here, I love it, wave can come from the east to the south west plus combinations of swell directions, big sharks though!”

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