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Steep Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.4

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Steep Point Surf Guide

Steep Point in North West is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, sharks, sharks and isolation.

Steep Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
25.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Steep Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Steep 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 47% of the time in June while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% 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 Steep Point Location Map

Interactive Steep 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 Steep Point is Learmonth Airport (LEA) in Australia, which is 444 km (276 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Steep Point is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 701 km (435 miles) away.

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Steep Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 05:30 Local Time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 14 13 16 17
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 30
SSE 25
SE 25
Wind State cross cross cross-

Swell History at Steep Point

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

Wind History at Steep Point

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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