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Bruny Island – Lighthouse Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay Surf Guide

Lighthouse Bay on the West Coast is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rips, rocks, sharks, and isolation.

Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay 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 Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in July while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% 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 Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay Location Map

Interactive Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay 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 Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 79 km (49 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 217 km (135 miles) away.

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Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 2 July 2022, 09:09 Local Time
Saturday 02
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay

Surf stats for Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay

Wind stats for Bruny Island - Lighthouse Bay, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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