Bar Beach Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SE | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C
Bar Beach in Newcastle is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Beware of Shark protected,.
Overall Bar Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Visitor Reviews of Bar Beach
“I love the bar!! best break I have ever surfed! Today was pumping and I have surfed there many times. I highly recommend it if you haven't yet surfed there! When you pick the right day you're in heaven with the waves you won't want to come in!! SURF IT. AMAZING”
Tiana-Breeze de Mooij from NEW ZEALAND - 11 Nov 2012
Tide stations nearest to Bar Beach:
- Closest tide stationNewcastle1 mi
- Second closest tide stationCharlestown7 mi
- Third closest tide stationSwansea12 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationRathmines12 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationCorlette24 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Bar Beach:
- Closest ski areaSelwyn Snowfields (Australia)280 mi
- Second closest ski areaPerisher (Australia)306 mi
- Third closest ski areaCharlotte Pass (Australia)311 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaThredbo (Australia)316 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaFalls Creek (Australia)373 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Bar Beach:
- Closest city locationNewcastle (Australia)1 mi
- Second closest city locationPort Stephens (Australia)24 mi
- Third closest city locationMosman (Australia)69 mi
- Fourth closest city locationCastle Hill (Australia)71 mi
- Fifth closest city locationRandwick (Australia)75 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Bar Beach is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 119 km (74 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Bar Beach is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD), also in Australia, 125 km (78 miles) away.
- Third is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia, 132 km (82 miles) away.
- Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia is 159 km (99 miles) away.
- Tamworth Airport (TMW), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Bar Beach and is 224 km (139 miles) away.
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