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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Saturday, 18 August 2018, 22:04 Local time
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 30
WSW 25
W 30
Wind State off off off off

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Caves Point in Newcastle is an exposed point break that has very reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rips, rocks and locals.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Swansea, Australia, 2 km from Caves Point.

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Caves Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Warners Bay, 13 km from Caves Point.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Caves Point

Overall Caves Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Caves Point is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Caves Point is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia is 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Caves Point and is 138 km (86 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Caves Point, NSW - Newcastle. Use the tab navigation above to view Caves Point sea temperature, Caves Point photographs, Caves Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Caves Point webcams, current wind from NSW - Newcastle live weather stations and Caves 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 Caves Point.