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Beer Barrel Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Beer Barrel Beach Surf Guide

Beer Barrel Beach on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. There are left and right breaking reefs. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and isolation.

Beer Barrel Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Beer Barrel Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Beer Barrel Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Beer Barrel Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Beer Barrel Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 39% of the time in May while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Beer Barrel Beach Location Map

Interactive Beer Barrel Beach surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Beer Barrel Beach is Launceston Airport (LST) in Australia, which is 96 km (60 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Beer Barrel Beach is Hobart Airport (HBA), also in Australia, 182 km (113 miles) away.

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Beer Barrel Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 01:09 Local Time
Monday 17
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.1
S
2.2
SSW
Period (s) 7 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
WSW 10
WSW 15
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
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off
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off
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off

Swell History at Beer Barrel Beach

Surf stats for Beer Barrel Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Beer Barrel Beach

Wind stats for Beer Barrel Beach, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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