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Little Swanport break guidePhoto by: Eric Martin

Little Swanport Surf Guide

Little Swanport on the East Coast is an exposed beach/sandbar/point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks are all lefts Best around low tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rips, rocks and sharks.

Little Swanport Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
12.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Little Swanport:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Little Swanport 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 45% of the time in May while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% 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 Little Swanport Location Map

Interactive Little Swanport 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 Swanport is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 71 km (44 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Little Swanport is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 107 km (66 miles) away.

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Little Swanport Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 June 2022, 23:20 Local Time
Monday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Little Swanport

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

Wind History at Little Swanport

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

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