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South Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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South Point Surf Guide

South Point on the South Coast is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. A choice of left and right reefs. Best around high tide. Often Crowded. Beware of urchins and rocks.

South Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing South Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing South Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 11% of the time in September while 78% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
11%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
78%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
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 closest passenger airport to South Point is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to South Point is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 172 km (107 miles) away.

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South Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 03:59 Local Time
Wednesday 14
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.0
ESE
1.0
ESE
1.1
ESE
1.1
ESE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 25
ESE 25
SE 20
SE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

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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