Southern Tasmania Surf Forecast (Fri 17th Jan)

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Craig started the topic in Friday, 17 Jan 2014 at 4:21pm

Southern Tasmania Forecast (issued Friday 17th January)

Best Days: Sunday morning, Thursday morning


Wednesday's tiny S'ly groundswell eased through yesterday leaving even small waves across the South Arm, while today the surf is near flat with no decent surfing options.

This weekend (Jan 18 - 19)

Tomorrow will remain tiny but a new W/SW groundswell is due Sunday as a mid-latitude front dipping south-east from under WA generates a fetch of W/SW gales through our swell window. The unfavourable track will only limit the size to 1-2ft across Clifton Sunday with morning W/NW winds before fading Monday.

Next week (Jan 20 onwards)

A better SW groundswell is due later Tuesday and into Wednesday as a relatively weak polar front pushes on a more favourable track up and into us early next week (pictured above). This swell should peak Wednesday to 2ft+ or so across Clifton but with onshore SW winds. Cleaner conditions are due Thursday with a return to offshores.