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Nettley Bay Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Nettley Bay Point Surf Guide

Nettley Bay Point on the West Coast is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Nettley Bay Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nettley Bay Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Nettley Bay Point occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Nettley Bay Point (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Nettley Bay Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in March while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
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 Nettley Bay Point 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 Nettley Bay Point is Launceston Airport (LST) in Australia, which is 227 km (141 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Nettley Bay Point is Hobart Airport (HBA), also in Australia, 319 km (198 miles) away.

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Nettley Bay Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 03:40 Local Time
Saturday 27
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 2.5
SW
2.0
SW
1.4
SW
2.0
SW
Period (s) 12 12 22 20
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 10
E 15
ENE 15
NE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Nettley Bay Point

Surf stats for Nettley Bay Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Nettley Bay Point

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

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