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Park Beach break guide

Park Beach Surf Guide

Park Beach in East Coast of Tasmania is a sheltered beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks consists of rights. Sometimes crowded. Take care of - Rips / undertow.

Park Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Park Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Park Beach occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Park Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in August while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 51% 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 Park Beach Location Map

Interactive Park 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 Park Beach is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Park Beach is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 151 km (94 miles) away.

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Park Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 7 July 2022, 17:41 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 16 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Park Beach

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

Wind History at Park Beach

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

Park Beach Reviews:

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BAILEY from Australia
“Park beach is the best spot in the southern hemisphere.”

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