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Kelpies ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Kelpies Spot ID

Point Break, Kelpies photo


Photo credit: Eric Martin

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.9 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 13:21 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 30
WNW 45
SW 50
SW 45
Wind State on cross-
cross cross

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Kelpies on the East Coast is a fairly exposed point break that only works once in a while. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. A popular wave that can get growded. Hazards include rips, rocks, sharks and isolation.

Tasmania wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Parsons Bay, Tasmania, 7 km from Kelpies.

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Kelpies Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At DennesPoint, 28 km from Kelpies.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
8.5 °C

Current weather near Kelpies

Overall Kelpies Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Kelpies is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Kelpies is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 182 km (113 miles) away.
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