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Cattle Grid ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Cattle Grid Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

Cattle Grid Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.1 °C

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Sunday, 6 September 2015, 02:17 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.1
NE
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NE
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0.1
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Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
E 15
NE 15
NNE 25
NNE
Wind State on cross-
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Cattle Grid on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from north winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. A left hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Tasmania wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Cattle Grid (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Cattle Grid Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fingal, 28 km from Cattle Grid.

light winds from the ESE

km/h
Air temperature
5.7 °C

Current weather near Cattle Grid

Overall Cattle Grid Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Cattle Grid Location Maps

Cattle Grid Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cattle Grid:

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Wave buoys nearest to Cattle Grid:

Tide stations nearest to Cattle Grid:

  • Closest tide station
    Eddystone Point
    38 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Swan Island
    57 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Launceston
    60 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Spring Bay
    71 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Georgetown
    81 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Cattle Grid:

  • Closest ski area
    Ben Lomond (Australia)
    29 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Mawson (Australia)
    117 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Mt St Gwinear (Australia)
    277 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Mount Baw Baw (Australia)
    278 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mt Donna Buang (Australia)
    299 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Cattle Grid:

  • Closest city location
    Launceston (Australia)
    60 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Hobart (Australia)
    106 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Cranbourne (Australia)
    287 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Frankston East (Australia)
    289 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Geelong (Australia)
    310 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Cattle Grid is Launceston Airport (LST) in Australia, which is 89 km (55 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Cattle Grid is Hobart Airport (HBA), also in Australia, 156 km (97 miles) away.
Cattle Grid break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cattle Grid, TAS - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Cattle Grid sea temperature, Cattle Grid photographs, Cattle Grid detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cattle Grid webcams, current wind from TAS - East Coast live weather stations and Cattle Grid 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 Cattle Grid.