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Tam O'Shanter ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 2.9
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.4
Crowds: 2.9

Overall: 3.2

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Tam O'Shanter Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

Tam O'Shanter Spot ID

early morning surf, Tam O'Shanter photo

Tam O'Shanter

Photo credit: jack lost

tamma early in the morning, Tam O'Shanter photo

Tam O'Shanter

Photo credit: jack lost

floater, Tam O'Shanter photo

Tam O'Shanter

Photo credit: jack lost

Rare break, Tam O'Shanter photo

Tam O'Shanter

Photo credit: Brian

Summer 15, Tam O'Shanter photo

Tam O'Shanter

Photo credit: Jack Lost

Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.3 °C

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Sunday, 18 March 2018, 22:48 Local time
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 9 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 40
WNW 50
WNW 50
WNW 50
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Tam OShanter on the West Coast is an exposed point break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south southwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the northwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks and rips.

Tasmania wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Tam O'Shanter Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Central George Town wx, 13 km from Tam O'Shanter.

fresh winds from the WNW

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
16.0 °C

Current weather near Tam O'Shanter

Overall Tam O'Shanter Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Tam O'Shanter is Launceston Airport (LST) in Australia, which is 62 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tam O'Shanter is Hobart Airport (HBA), also in Australia, 207 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tam O'Shanter, TAS - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Tam O'Shanter sea temperature, Tam O'Shanter photographs, Tam O'Shanter detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tam O'Shanter webcams, current wind from TAS - North Coast live weather stations and Tam O'Shanter 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 Tam O'Shanter.