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:

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.9 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2015, 11:31 Local time

Saturday 28
8AM 11AM 2PM 5PM
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
WSW 15
WSW 20
Wind State cross-

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Cape Liptrap in East Coast of Victoria is a quite exposed reef break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include rocks,isolated break and sharks.

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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.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Cape Liptrap

Overall Cape Liptrap Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cape Liptrap:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Walkerville 6 mi
Second closest break Sandy Point 12 mi
Third closest break Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) 19 mi
Fourth closest break Darbys (Wilsons Promontory) 19 mi
Fifth closest break Picnic Bay (Wilsons Promontory) 21 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Cape Liptrap:

Closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 5313 mi
Second closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 5335 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 5479 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 5536 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 5845 mi

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

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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

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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
  • 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.


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