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Eaglehawk Neck Beach break guidePhoto by: Andrew Savage

Eaglehawk Neck Beach Surf Guide

Eaglehawk Neck Beach in East Coast of Tasmania is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

Eaglehawk Neck Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Eaglehawk Neck Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Eaglehawk Neck Beach 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 Eaglehawk Neck Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Eaglehawk Neck 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 14% of the time in May while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 78% 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 Eaglehawk Neck Beach Location Map

Interactive Eaglehawk Neck 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 Eaglehawk Neck Beach is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Eaglehawk Neck Beach is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 174 km (108 miles) away.

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Eaglehawk Neck Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:05 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 11 10
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Eaglehawk Neck Beach

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

Wind History at Eaglehawk Neck Beach

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

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