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East Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 1.2
Crowds: 4.5
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 3.4

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Surf Report Feed

East Beach Surf Guide

East Beach in North Coast of Tasmania is a beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south southeast. Surfable in an onshore breeze Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the north. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

East Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing East Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at East Beach occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing East Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in November while 17% 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 East Beach Location Map

Interactive East 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 East Beach is Launceston Airport (LST) in Australia, which is 64 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to East Beach is Hobart Airport (HBA), also in Australia, 206 km (128 miles) away.

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East Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 03:32 Local Time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 7 7 7 6
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 35
W 30
WSW 30
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Swell History at East Beach

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

Wind History at East Beach

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

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