St Clair (Dunedin) Spot Guide

About St Clair (Dunedin)

St. Clair's sandy beach breaks are a popular option for area surfers. There can be a good right-hander off the rocky point by the swimming pool. It can get hollow and offers good barrels. Good for all levels.

Source: St Clair (Dunedin) Surf Guide

Ability Level

All Abilities

Beg Int Adv

Beginner to advanced depending on the surf

Local Vibe


Welcoming Intimidating

Mostly tolerant. Humility and respect appreciated.

Crowd Factor


Mellow Heavy

Gets crowded on a proper swell on in the summer. Hard to spread out as it's a point

Spot Rating


Poor Perfect

Right point with beach break peaks on the inside.

Shoulder Burn


Light Exhausting

It's a point, so you'll spend some energy getting back to the top after a long ride.

Water Quality


Clean Dirty

Pretty good

Additional Information


Sharky, old pier pilings in the water.


Easy. Parking available at the beach.

Bring Your

Shortboard, funboard, fish


Sand and rocks

Best Season

All year, smaller in summer

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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