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Middleton Point break guidePhoto by: Alistair Baird

Middleton Point Surf Guide

Middleton Point in Adelaide is an exposed point break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Middleton Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Middleton Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Middleton Point 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 Middleton Point (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Middleton Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 52% of the time in May while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
52%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Middleton Point Location Map

Interactive Middleton 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 Middleton Point is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 66 km (41 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Middleton Point is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 517 km (321 miles) away.

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Middleton Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 02:10 Local Time
Tuesday 24
0:30AM3:30AM6:30AM9:30AM
Wave (m)
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.5
SW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 19 18
Wind (km/h)
10
10
15
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Middleton Point

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

Wind History at Middleton Point

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

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