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Dark Hollow ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Dark Hollow Surf Guide

Dark Hollow on the East Coast is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the west with some shelter here from north winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

Dark Hollow Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dark Hollow:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dark Hollow 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 Dark Hollow (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dark Hollow with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in June while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dark Hollow Location Map

Interactive Dark Hollow 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 Dark Hollow is Launceston Airport (LST) in Australia, which is 89 km (55 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Dark Hollow is Hobart Airport (HBA), also in Australia, 168 km (104 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Dark Hollow Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 09:07 Local Time
Thursday 04
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.6
S
1.1
S
Period (s) 8 8 12 13
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
WNW 15
W 15
SW
Wind State off off off cross-
off

Swell History at Dark Hollow

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

Wind History at Dark Hollow

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

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