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The Spot break guide

The Spot Surf Guide

The Spot in Perth City Coast is a reef break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

The Spot Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
18.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Spot:

The best conditions reported for surf at The Spot occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing The Spot with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 51% of the time in May while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
51%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Spot Location Map

Interactive The Spot 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 The Spot is Perth International Airport (PER) in Australia, which is 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to The Spot is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD), also in Australia, 69 km (43 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
The Spot Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 18:32 Local Time
Tuesday 04Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
Period (s) 13 14 13 13
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
25
Wind State cross-
on
on cross-
on
on

Swell History at The Spot

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

Wind History at The Spot

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near The Spot. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    19km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: very consistent
    33km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    37km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    39km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To The Spot: