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West Point Surf Guide

West Point on the East Coast is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the north. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

West Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing West Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing West Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in March while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 60% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
60%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore West Point Location Map

Interactive West 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 West Point is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 56 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to West Point is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO), also in U.k, 79 km (49 miles) away.

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West Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 12:42 Local Time
Tuesday 28
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
40
35
35
35
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at West Point

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

Wind History at West Point

Wind stats for West Point, 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 West Point. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/jetty
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To West Point: