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

Overall: 3.2

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Newport Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Sydney North Coast, Australia)

Newport Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.6 °C

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 21:38 Local time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 30
NW 20
NW 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Newport Reef in Sydney North is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. A right hand reef. Rarely crowded here. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Newport, 2 km from Newport Reef.

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Newport Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mona Vale, 3 km from Newport Reef.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
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Current weather near Newport Reef

Overall Newport Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Newport Reef:

  • Closest city location
    13 mi
  • Second closest city location
    19 mi
  • Third closest city location
    20 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Newport Reef is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Newport Reef is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Newport Reef and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
Newport Reef break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Newport Reef, NSW - Sydney North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Newport Reef sea temperature, Newport Reef photographs, Newport Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Newport Reef webcams, current wind from NSW - Sydney North Coast live weather stations and Newport Reef 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 Newport Reef.

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.