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Hope Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Hope Beach break guidePhoto by: Zac

Hope Beach Surf Guide

Hope Beach on the East Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that does not work very often. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Hope Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hope Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hope Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in August while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
18%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Hope Beach Location Map

Interactive Hope 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 Hope Beach is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Hope Beach is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 166 km (103 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Hope Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 14:23 Local Time
Tuesday 13
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 15
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
NNE 35
N 35
N
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Hope Beach

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

Wind History at Hope Beach

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Hope Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Hope Beach:

We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.