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Blacksmiths Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Blacksmiths Beach Spot ID

Left hander @ Blacksmiths, Blacksmiths Beach photo

Blacksmiths Beach

Photo credit: Scott W

good surf near the breakwall, Blacksmiths Beach photo

Blacksmiths Beach

Photo credit: Scott W

Mark Bell small fun day, Blacksmiths Beach photo

Blacksmiths Beach

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Shore break, Blacksmiths Beach photo

Blacksmiths Beach

Photo credit: James Miller

Type: point/Breakwater

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 03:36 Local time
Wednesday 15
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 16 - 10 -
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 25
WNW 30
WNW 25
Wind State cross-

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Blacksmiths Beach in Newcastle is an exposed point/Breakwater break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for and rips.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Swansea, Australia (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Blacksmiths Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Warners Bay, 12 km from Blacksmiths Beach.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Blacksmiths Beach

Overall Blacksmiths Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Blacksmiths Beach is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Blacksmiths Beach is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia is 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Blacksmiths Beach and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Blacksmiths Beach, NSW - Newcastle. Use the tab navigation above to view Blacksmiths Beach sea temperature, Blacksmiths Beach photographs, Blacksmiths Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Blacksmiths Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - Newcastle live weather stations and Blacksmiths Beach 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 Blacksmiths Beach.