- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Clifton Beach, Tasmania, Tasmania Australia
Clifton Beach is a town that lies at about 25 km/15.9 mi in the southeast of Hobart. Clifton beach is a very popular surf spot. It is an exposed beach break that provides good surf at all stages of the tide. Here you can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft. Offshore winds blow from the north, northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the south, southwest.
The best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is mid and high tide. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 39%, in autumn the wind blows at 41%, in winter at 41% and in spring at 42%. The site is suitable for surfers of all levels. Keep in mind that, the best period for waves is in autumn that lasts between March and May. Last but not least, surfers will have much competition for waves here, as it is a crowded spot. Note: watch out for rips.