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Howrah Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.5

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Howrah Beach Surf Guide

Howrah Beach in East Coast of Tasmania is a sheltered sandbar break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The sandbar break offers both left and right hand waves. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Hazards include - Pollution.

Howrah Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
18.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Howrah Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Howrah Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in March while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 52% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
52%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Howrah Beach Location Map

Interactive Howrah 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 Howrah Beach is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Howrah Beach is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 149 km (93 miles) away.

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Howrah Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 06:42 Local Time
Friday 26
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 1.9
SW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 25
SSW 20
SSW 25
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
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on
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Swell History at Howrah Beach

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

Wind History at Howrah Beach

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

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