Newquay, the seaside resort that is situated on the North Atlantic coast of Cornwall offers a variety of top quality activities both in and out of the water. Being considered as the surf capital of the UK, Newquay hosts visitors from around the world who hope to catch the perfect wave; and they most probably will at Fistral Beach, the venue that hosts plenty international surfing competitions.
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Surfing in Roaring Beach, East Coast, Tasmania Australia
There is a vast number of surf breaks on the East Coast that offer great waves. Roaring beach is a popular beach break that is suitable for novice and advanced surfers alike. Offshore winds blow from the north, northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the south, southwest. The best tide movement is falling tide and the ideal tide position is all tides. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 39%, in autumn the wind blows at 45%, in winter at 47% and in spring at 47%.
The optimum period for waves is in winter when the average maximum sea temperature is 12°C /53.6°F. Here you can explore the waves with swell sizes from less than 1 m/3 ft and holds up to 2 m/6 ft. Surfers will not have much competition for waves here, as it is usually uncrowded. Finally, apart from surfing you can visit Port Arthur that is at about 60 km/37 mi in the southeast of Hobart, the capital state and it is the most significant heritage location in Tasmania. Note: watch out for rocks and rips.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.