Surfing in Goat Beach, Tasmania, Tasmania Australia

Skill Level:
All Surfers
Offshore Winds:
North, Northwest
Tasmania is Australian island state, located at 240 km/150 mi in southeast of Australia's mainland. The island of Tasmania is an ideal destination, as it offers a diverse vegetation with many unique flora and fauna species, dense forests, pristine beaches and ideal weather conditions to perform your favorite extreme activity. The state's capital is Hobart.

There is a vast number of great surf breaks close to Hobart. Goat beach or Goats is a beach break, near a popular surf spot, Clifton beach. Here you can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 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 all tides.

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 winter when the average maximum sea temperature is at 12°C /53.6°F. Last but not least, surfers will not have much competition for waves here, as it is usually empty. Note: watch out for rocks.