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Lauderdale Point Surf Guide

Lauderdale Point on the East Coast is a very sheltered point break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Likely to be crowded if working. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Lauderdale Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lauderdale Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lauderdale Point occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lauderdale Point 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 13% of the time in May while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 86% 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 Lauderdale Point Location Map

Interactive Lauderdale Point 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 Lauderdale Point is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Lauderdale Point is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 154 km (96 miles) away.

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Lauderdale Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 March 2023, 16:46 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-
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Swell History at Lauderdale Point

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

Wind History at Lauderdale Point

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

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