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Governors Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Governors Island Spot ID

Governors, Governors Island photo

Governors Island

Photo credit: Brink

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Friday, 18 January 2019, 06:57 Local time
Friday 18
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
ESE 20
E 10
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Governors Island in East Coast of Tasmania is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. There is no reef break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Tasmania wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Governors Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At FriendlyBeaches, 14 km from Governors Island.


Air temperature
17.5 °C

Current weather near Governors Island

Overall Governors Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Governors Island is Launceston Airport (LST) in Australia, which is 98 km (61 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Governors Island is Hobart Airport (HBA), also in Australia, 126 km (78 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Governors Island, TAS - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Governors Island sea temperature, Governors Island photographs, Governors Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Governors Island webcams, current wind from TAS - East Coast live weather stations and Governors Island 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 Governors Island.