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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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Type: point/Breakwater

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 14:20 Local time
Wednesday 02
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 11 7 8 8
Wind (km/h) 40
SSE 45
SSE 40
SSE 40
Wind State cross cross 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 Merewether, 18 km from Blacksmiths Beach.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Blacksmiths Beach

Overall Blacksmiths Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Blacksmiths Beach Location Maps

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Wave buoys nearest to Blacksmiths Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Blacksmiths Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Blacksmiths Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Selwyn Snowfields (Australia)
    267 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Perisher (Australia)
    295 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Charlotte Pass (Australia)
    299 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Thredbo (Australia)
    304 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Falls Creek (Australia)
    361 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Blacksmiths Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Newcastle (Australia)
    13 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Port Stephens (Australia)
    35 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Mosman (Australia)
    57 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Castle Hill (Australia)
    59 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Randwick (Australia)
    63 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Blacksmiths Beach is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 100 km (62 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Blacksmiths Beach is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD), also in Australia, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Third is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Tamworth Airport (TMW), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Blacksmiths Beach and is 235 km (146 miles) away.
Blacksmiths Beach break location map and break info

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.