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Safety Cove Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.8

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Safety Cove Reef Surf Guide

Safety Cove Reef in East Coast of Tasmania is a sheltered reef break that only works once in a while Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. No reef break here. Crowds are never a problem here. Take care of - Rocks.

Safety Cove Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
14.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Safety Cove Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Safety Cove Reef occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Safety Cove Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Safety Cove Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in June while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 76% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
76%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Safety Cove Reef Location Map

Interactive Safety Cove Reef 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 Safety Cove Reef is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Safety Cove Reef is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 189 km (117 miles) away.

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Safety Cove Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 15:19 Local Time
Sunday 16
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.5
S
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
Period (s) 20 19 12 12
Wind (km/h) 40
W 40
W 50
WSW 50
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Safety Cove Reef

Surf stats for Safety Cove Reef, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Safety Cove Reef

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

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