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May's Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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May's Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

May's Point Spot ID

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May's Point

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May's (inner), May's Point photo

May's Point

Photo credit: lachie

Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell S | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.7 °C

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Friday, 17 August 2018, 23:35 Local time
Saturday 18
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
WNW 15
WNW 15
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May's Point in East Coast of Tasmania is a sheltered point break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. There is no point break. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of - Rocks - Localism.

Tasmania wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Clifton Beach, 8 km from May's Point.

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May's Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hobart Airport, 11 km from May's Point.

light winds from the N

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Air temperature
11.2 °C

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Overall May's Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to May's Point is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to May's Point is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 155 km (96 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for May's Point, TAS - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view May's Point sea temperature, May's Point photographs, May's Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, May's Point webcams, current wind from TAS - East Coast live weather stations and May's Point 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 May's Point.