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Bruny Island - Coal Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Bruny Island – Coal Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

Bruny Island - Coal Point Surf Guide

Coal Point on the West Coast is an exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds blow from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right and there is a left hand point break too. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rips, sharks and rocks.

Bruny Island - Coal Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bruny Island - Coal Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bruny Island - Coal Point occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bruny Island - Coal Point (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bruny Island - Coal Point 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 6% of the time in May while 5% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 89% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
5%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
89%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bruny Island - Coal Point Location Map

Interactive Bruny Island - Coal Point 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 Bruny Island - Coal Point is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bruny Island - Coal Point is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 200 km (124 miles) away.

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Bruny Island - Coal Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 18:57 Local Time
ThuFri
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 1.9
S
3.0
SSW
4.0
SSW
4.0
SSW
Period (s) 18 17 15 15
Wind (km/h) 45
WSW 40
WSW 40
WSW 35
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Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Bruny Island - Coal Point

Surf stats for Bruny Island - Coal Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bruny Island - Coal Point

Wind stats for Bruny Island - Coal Point, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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