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Latitude: 42° 59.618' S
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Drive from Hobart toward Sth Arm and turn left at the sign
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, West
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 1m+ / 3ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Highly variable banks. Can hold up to 6 foot on a very good day but often closes out in anything over 2.5/3ft.
Banks are generally better on high tide although there have been exceptions.
By Anonymous , 13-10-2008
Kensternator - There are banks that seem to hold for a a few weeks then it reverts back to dumpers. Went out last sunday with awesome little left and right three footers cruising along the middle of the beach. I don't know about it holding 6ft plus, the swell never seems fragmented enough when the swells that solid. I reckon East coast surfers would be surprised by the power of this place when it's cooking.
By Anonymous , 27-03-2008
awesome - don't shut down clifton it has awesome littlle waves coming through long live clifton
By Anonymous , 21-01-2008
shite - if clifton has waves everywhere else will be better and less crowded. haven't seen anything resembling a bank here for atleast a year.
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