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Bruny Island - Mabel Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Bruny Island – Mabel Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

Bruny Island - Mabel Bay Surf Guide

Mabel Bay on the West Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips, sharks, and isolation.

Bruny Island - Mabel Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bruny Island - Mabel Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bruny Island - Mabel Bay occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bruny Island - Mabel Bay (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bruny Island - Mabel Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 61% of the time in July while 30% 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 - Mabel Bay Location Map

Interactive Bruny Island - Mabel 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 - Mabel Bay is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 78 km (48 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bruny Island - Mabel Bay is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 216 km (134 miles) away.

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Bruny Island - Mabel Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 12:44 Local Time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 5.5
Period (s) 18 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 40
WSW 40
W 45
W 35
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Bruny Island - Mabel Bay

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

Wind History at Bruny Island - Mabel Bay

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

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