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Little Beach break guidePhoto by: Davis Hinton

Little Beach Surf Guide

Little Beach on the East Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer.. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rips and rocks.

Little Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Little Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Little Beach occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Little Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in June while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 59% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
59%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Little Beach Location Map

Interactive Little 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 Little Beach is Launceston Airport (LST) in Australia, which is 92 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Little Beach is Hobart Airport (HBA), also in Australia, 134 km (83 miles) away.

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Little Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 27 June 2022, 01:22 Local Time
Monday 27
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m)
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
1.2
S
Period (s) 16 15 15 7
Wind (km/h)
10
15
15
10
Wind State off off off cross-
off

Swell History at Little Beach

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

Wind History at Little Beach

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Little Beach: