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Point Picquet Surf Guide

Point Picquet in Margaret River is a very sheltered point break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the south with some shelter here from southwest winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. There is no point break. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Point Picquet Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
21.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Point Picquet:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Point Picquet with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in July while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 72% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
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
72%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Point Picquet Location Map

Interactive Point Picquet 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 Point Picquet is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 180 km (112 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Point Picquet is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 199 km (124 miles) away.

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Point Picquet Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 30 January 2023, 03:07 Local Time
Monday 30
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
25
25
10
30
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off cross-
off

Swell History at Point Picquet

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

Wind History at Point Picquet

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Point Picquet: