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Carlton Rivermouth Surf Guide

Carlton Rivermouth on the East Coast is a quite exposed beach/sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Prevailing left breaking waves at the beach break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rips and sharks.

Carlton Rivermouth Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
11.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Carlton Rivermouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Carlton Rivermouth occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Carlton Rivermouth (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Carlton Rivermouth with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in March while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% 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 Carlton Rivermouth Location Map

Interactive Carlton Rivermouth 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 Carlton Rivermouth is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Carlton Rivermouth is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 153 km (95 miles) away.

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Carlton Rivermouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 2 July 2022, 09:52 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Carlton Rivermouth

Surf stats for Carlton Rivermouth, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Carlton Rivermouth

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

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