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The Wedge ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.2

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The Wedge break guidePhoto by: ahscotty

The Wedge Surf Guide

The Wedge in East Coast of Tasmania is a quite exposed sandbar break that only works once in a while. Offshore winds blow from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Waves at the sandbar break both left and right. Often Crowded. Beware of rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

The Wedge Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Wedge:

The best conditions reported for surf at The Wedge occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing The Wedge with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in May while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Wedge Location Map

Interactive The Wedge 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 The Wedge is Hobart Airport (HBA) in Australia, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to The Wedge is Launceston Airport (LST), also in Australia, 167 km (104 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
The Wedge Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 19:12 Local Time
TueWed
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 3.0
SSW
3.0
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.0
SW
Period (s) 9 9 9 12
Wind (km/h) 30
SW 20
WSW 25
WSW 25
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

Swell History at The Wedge

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

Wind History at The Wedge

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

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