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Clifton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.1
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.0

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Clifton Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

Clifton Beach Spot ID

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Clifton Beach

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Clifton Beach

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Clifton Beach

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.8 °C

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Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 22:41 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
SW
0.5
S
0.8
SSW
0.6
SW
Period (s) 13 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 5
W 10
W 10
WNW
Wind State glass cross cross cross-
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Clifton Beach on the East Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the north. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Tasmania wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Clifton Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mortimer Bay Sandford wx, 5 km from Clifton Beach.

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Overall Clifton Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Clifton Beach is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Clifton Beach is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 163 km (101 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Clifton Beach, TAS - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Clifton Beach sea temperature, Clifton Beach photographs, Clifton Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Clifton Beach webcams, current wind from TAS - East Coast live weather stations and Clifton Beach 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 Clifton Beach.