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Salmon Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Salmon Point Surf Guide

Salmon Point in Rottnest Island is an exposed reef break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Salmon Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
22.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Salmon Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Salmon Point occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Salmon Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in June while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Salmon Point Location Map

Interactive Salmon 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 Salmon Point is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Salmon Point is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 43 km (27 miles) away.

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Salmon Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 18:25 Local Time
Monday 19Tue
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.1
WSW
1.5
SW
1.1
WSW
1.4
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 30
S 25
SSE 20
SE
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Salmon Point

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

Wind History at Salmon Point

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

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