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Cape Direction (Hurdies) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

Cape Direction (Hurdies) Surf Guide

Cape Direction (Hurdies) in East Coast of Tasmania is an exposed reef break. Works best in offshore winds from the north and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. No reef break here. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Cape Direction (Hurdies) Spot Info

Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
15.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cape Direction (Hurdies):

The best conditions reported for surf at Cape Direction (Hurdies) occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cape Direction (Hurdies) (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Cape Direction (Hurdies) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 38% of the time in May while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cape Direction (Hurdies) Location Map

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Cape Direction (Hurdies) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 17:48 Local Time
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 8 13 13 16
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 15
SW 15
W 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Cape Direction (Hurdies)

Surf stats for Cape Direction (Hurdies), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cape Direction (Hurdies)

Wind stats for Cape Direction (Hurdies), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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Wave Buoys Nearest To Cape Direction (Hurdies):