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Eaglehawk Neck Reef break guidePhoto by: Chris Round

Eaglehawk Neck Reef Surf Guide

Eaglehawk Reef on the East Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has unreliable waves. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Ideal winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is left hand reef break too.. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Eaglehawk Neck Reef Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
12.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Eaglehawk Neck Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Eaglehawk Neck Reef occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Eaglehawk Neck Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Eaglehawk Neck Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in September while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 79% 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 Reef Location Map

Interactive Eaglehawk Neck Reef 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 Reef is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 40 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Eaglehawk Neck Reef is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 175 km (109 miles) away.

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Eaglehawk Neck Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 27 June 2022, 00:34 Local Time
Monday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Eaglehawk Neck Reef

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

Wind History at Eaglehawk Neck Reef

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

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