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Point Cartwright/Secrets Surf Guide

Point Cartwright/Secrets on the North Coast is an exposed reef and point break that has consistent surf Offshore winds are from the south with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east. There is a right hand reef break Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rips, rocks, sharks and jellyfish.

Point Cartwright/Secrets Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
23.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Point Cartwright/Secrets:

The best conditions reported for surf at Point Cartwright/Secrets occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Point Cartwright/Secrets 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 61% of the time in April while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Point Cartwright/Secrets Location Map

Interactive Point Cartwright/Secrets 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 Point Cartwright/Secrets is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Point Cartwright/Secrets is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 79 km (49 miles) away.

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Point Cartwright/Secrets Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 May 2022, 13:11 Local Time
Friday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Point Cartwright/Secrets

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

Wind History at Point Cartwright/Secrets

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

Point Cartwright/Secrets Reviews:

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Based on 8 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.7
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.6
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  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s43.5
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.1
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Jay Hilditch from Australia
“Amazing wave on a big easterly swell! Some fun barrels when the tide is right....although can be very, very shallow! Crowds are low.”

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