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Right Point (Cat Bay) Surf Guide

Right Point (Cat Bay) in Phillip Island is a fairly exposed point break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. No point break here. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care to avoid the rocks.

Right Point (Cat Bay) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Right Point (Cat Bay):

The best conditions reported for surf at Right Point (Cat Bay) occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Right Point (Cat Bay) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in January while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 59% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
59%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Right Point (Cat Bay) Location Map

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Right Point (Cat Bay) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 19:36 Local Time
TueWed
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
0.8
SW
Period (s) 7 7 7 12
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 25
SSW 25
SSW 25
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Right Point (Cat Bay)

Surf stats for Right Point (Cat Bay), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Right Point (Cat Bay)

Wind stats for Right Point (Cat Bay), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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