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Avoca Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.9

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Avoca Point Spot ID

Avoca Pumping, Avoca Point photo

Avoca Point

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Central Coast Bliss, Avoca Point photo

Avoca Point

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.8 °C

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Monday, 17 December 2018, 19:16 Local time
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
NE 0
SSE 15
Wind State on on glass cross-

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Avoca Point in Newcastle is an exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights Best around low tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rips and rocks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Avoca Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Terrigal wx, 4 km from Avoca Point.


Air temperature
23.9 °C

Current weather near Avoca Point

Buoy Data:

At Sydney Waverider Buoy, 20 miles from Avoca Point.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 8 hr 7 hr 6 hr 5 hr
Wave height (m) 1.306
Average period (s) 6.79 7.56 8.17 7.28

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Overall Avoca Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Avoca Point:

  • Closest city location
    27 mi
  • Second closest city location
    31 mi
  • Third closest city location
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    35 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Avoca Point is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Avoca Point is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia is 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Avoca Point and is 94 km (58 miles) away.
Avoca Point break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Avoca Point, NSW - Newcastle. Use the tab navigation above to view Avoca Point sea temperature, Avoca Point photographs, Avoca Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Avoca Point webcams, current wind from NSW - Newcastle live weather stations and Avoca Point tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Avoca Point.