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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

Overall: 3.3

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Cattle Grid Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.1 °C

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 04:08 Local time
Tuesday 22
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 5
WSW 10
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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

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Cattle Grid Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fingal, 28 km from Cattle Grid.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
17.2 °C

Current weather near Cattle Grid

Overall Cattle Grid Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • 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.
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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.