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Dixon Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.2
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.5

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Dixon Park Spot ID

newcastle pipe, Dixon Park photo

Dixon Park

Photo credit: John Skeet

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Dixon Park

Photo credit: DANIEL MAWKES

Windy peak, Dixon Park photo

Dixon Park

Photo credit: DANIEL MAWKES

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Dixon Park

Photo credit: DANIEL MAWKES

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 09:44 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 15
NE 15
ENE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Dixon Park in Newcastle is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for rips, locals, shark protected,.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Newcastle, Australia, 1 km from Dixon Park.

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Dixon Park Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Merewether, 2 km from Dixon Park.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Dixon Park

Buoy Data:

At Sydney Waverider Buoy, 62 miles from Dixon Park.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 8 hr 7 hr 6 hr 5 hr
Wave height (m) 1.507
Average period (s) 10.83 10.27 9.77 10.83

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Overall Dixon Park Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Dixon Park is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dixon Park is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia is 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Dixon Park and is 159 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dixon Park, NSW - Newcastle. Use the tab navigation above to view Dixon Park sea temperature, Dixon Park photographs, Dixon Park detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dixon Park webcams, current wind from NSW - Newcastle live weather stations and Dixon Park 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 Dixon Park.