Surfing in Lauderdale Point, Tasmania, Tasmania Australia

Skill Level:
All Surfers
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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. Lauderdale Point is a sheltered point break, offering reliable conditions for surfing. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 3 m-3.5 m/10 ft-12 ft and holding up to 5 m/16 ft. It works only a few times a year, but when it does, it rewards even the most demanding surfers.

Offshore winds blow from the southwest and the ideal swell direction is from the south, southwest.  The best tide movement is rising tide and the ideal tide position is low tide only. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 37%, in autumn the wind blows at 44%, in winter at 41% and in spring at 44%. 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 12°C /53.6°F. Last but not least, Lauderdale Point is a good site for surfers who hate beach crowds. Note: watch out for rocks and localism.