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Cape Liptrap ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Cape Liptrap Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Victoria, Australia)

Cape Liptrap Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.0 °C

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Saturday, 1 August 2015, 05:26 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
WSW
0.9
WSW
2.5
WNW
3.0
WSW
Period (s) 12 11 7 8
Wind (km/h) 50
NNW 55
NNW 50
WNW 50
WSW
Wind State cross-
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Cape Liptrap on the East Coast is a fairly exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks right. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks,isolated break and sharks.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Waratah Bay, Australia, 7 km from Cape Liptrap.

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Cape Liptrap Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sandy Point, 19 km from Cape Liptrap.

light winds from the NNW

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Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Cape Liptrap

Overall Cape Liptrap Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Cape Liptrap Location Maps

Cape Liptrap Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cape Liptrap:

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Wave buoys nearest to Cape Liptrap:

Tide stations nearest to Cape Liptrap:

  • Closest tide station
    Waratah Bay
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Great Glennie Island
    21 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Port Welshpool
    31 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rabbit Island
    32 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Phillip Island
    48 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Cape Liptrap:

  • Closest ski area
    Mount Baw Baw (Australia)
    76 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt St Gwinear (Australia)
    77 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Mt Donna Buang (Australia)
    83 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Lake Mountain (Australia)
    98 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mount Buller (Australia)
    125 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Cape Liptrap:

  • Closest city location
    Cranbourne (Australia)
    66 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Frankston East (Australia)
    69 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Geelong (Australia)
    96 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Melbourne (Australia)
    96 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Hoppers Crossing (Australia)
    98 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Cape Liptrap is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 126 km (78 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cape Liptrap is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), also in Australia, 159 km (99 miles) away.
  • Third is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 160 km (99 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 167 km (104 miles) away.
  • Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Cape Liptrap and is 313 km (194 miles) away.
Cape Liptrap break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cape Liptrap, VIC - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Cape Liptrap sea temperature, Cape Liptrap photographs, Cape Liptrap detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cape Liptrap webcams, current wind from VIC - East Coast live weather stations and Cape Liptrap tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Cape Liptrap.