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Mount Cameron Surf Guide

Mount Cameron on the West Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include rips, rocks and isolation.

Mount Cameron Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
14.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mount Cameron:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mount Cameron occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Mount Cameron with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in February while 63% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
63%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Mount Cameron 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 Mount Cameron is Launceston Airport (LST) in Australia, which is 223 km (139 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Mount Cameron is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 315 km (196 miles) away.

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Mount Cameron Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 4 December 2022, 03:46 Local Time
Sunday 04
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m)
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
WSW
1.4
WSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
10
10
15
10
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Mount Cameron

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

Wind History at Mount Cameron

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

Mount Cameron Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 2 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s32.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s43.5
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s43.5
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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dillon from Australia
“Surfed last weekend. was nice 2-3ft swell, big ones broke too wide- mid sized waves ran the longest. I guess it all depends on how the sand is at the time. Overall fun wave in a beautiful place.”

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