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Newcastle - The Wedge ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 1.9

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Newcastle – The Wedge Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Newcastle, Australia)

Newcastle - The Wedge Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.6 °C

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Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 16:52 Local time
Wednesday 18
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
NE 10
NW 15
Wind State off glass off off

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Newcastle - The Wedge in Newcastle is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. There is a left hand reef break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Newcastle, Australia, 2 km from Newcastle - The Wedge.

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Newcastle - The Wedge Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Newcastle, 2 km from Newcastle - The Wedge.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
21.7 °C

Current weather near Newcastle - The Wedge

Overall Newcastle - The Wedge Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Newcastle - The Wedge is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Newcastle - The Wedge is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia is 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Newcastle - The Wedge and is 162 km (101 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Newcastle - The Wedge, NSW - Newcastle. Use the tab navigation above to view Newcastle - The Wedge sea temperature, Newcastle - The Wedge photographs, Newcastle - The Wedge detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Newcastle - The Wedge webcams, current wind from NSW - Newcastle live weather stations and Newcastle - The Wedge 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 Newcastle - The Wedge.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.