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South Point break guidePhoto by: Aaron Bird

South Point Surf Guide

South Point in the Margarets River Area is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest.There is a left breaking point here. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks and sharks.

South Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing South Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing South Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 61% of the time in March while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 South Point Location Map

Interactive South 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 South Point is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 214 km (133 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to South Point is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 233 km (145 miles) away.

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South Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 20:47 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at South Point

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

Wind History at South Point

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

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