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Scott Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Scott Point Surf Guide

Scott Point in Northland is an exposed beach and point break that usually has waves The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of .

Scott Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
18.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Scott Point:

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

aprilBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Scott Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in April while 64% 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.
clean
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Scott Point Location Map

Interactive Scott 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 Scott Point is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 79 km (49 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Scott Point is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 135 km (84 miles) away.

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Scott Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 14:55 Local Time
Monday 17Tue
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
W 25
WSW 25
WSW 25
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Scott Point

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

Wind History at Scott Point

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

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