Port Sorell Bay  
Spot Name:
Port Sorell Bay
Hawley Boat Ramp -  41° 9'0.88"S, 146°32'40.15"E
Hawley Life Saving club -  41° 9'5.92"S, 146°32'31.27"E
Scamander End of Freers Beach -  41° 9'20.83"S, 146°32'31.92"E
Port Sorell End of Freers Beach -  41° 9'34.25"S, 146°32'53.87"E
Ideal for:
Beginner (onshore winds and incoming tide) through to Advanced – Bump & Jump and Flat water blasting.  
SW through to E
Easiest launching from Hawley or Shearwater esplanade - See the Map links above.
All spots have room for 10 - 15 cars, 30m to beach
- Hawley rig at boat ramp
- Shearwater Esp rig at either end of the esplanade with both having grassed areas and 15m away from beach.

Shower at start of Shearwater esplanade
Due to large tidal movements in the bay there are a couple of strong currents. The most noticeable of these occurs on an incoming tide and run along the beach pulls down the river.
NE is the best direction if you are in search of some waves with swell lines breaking across the bay.
Due to the large tidal movement of the bay, picking the tide is important. If low tide launch from Hawley for the shortest possible walk to the water.
Speed Record:(2sec)
43.387 Izaak Perkins (2sec)  Port Sorell 
Watch out for Rocks in between penguin island and beach which are submerged on a high tide.


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