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West Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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West Point break guidePhoto by: Gabriel

West Point Surf Guide

West Point in Aruba is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

West Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing West Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing West Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in December while 2% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 66% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
2%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
66%
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 Reina Beatrix International (Oranjestad) Airport (AUA) in Aruba, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to West Point is Josefa Camejo (Paraguana) Airport (LSP) in Venezuela, 94 km (58 miles) away.

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West Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 08:15 Local Time
Wednesday 23
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) -
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-
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0.1
NE
0.1
N
Period (s) - - 11 11
Wind (km/h)
30
30
30
25
Wind State off off 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.

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    Reliability: rarely breaks
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    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: rarely breaks
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