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Soldiers Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.5

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Soldiers Right, Soldiers Beach photo

Soldiers Beach

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Surfer taking on Soldiers point, Soldiers Beach photo

Soldiers Beach

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Crystal Barrel, Soldiers Beach photo

Soldiers Beach

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Soldiers Beach

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Type: beach reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Saturday, 18 August 2018, 10:33 Local time
Saturday 18
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 20
WNW 20
NW 30
Wind State off off off cross-

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Soldiers Beach in Newcastle is an exposed beach reef and point break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and also offers a left hand point break too. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of locals and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gorokan, 6 km from Soldiers Beach.

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Soldiers Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At NorahHeadAws, 4 km from Soldiers Beach.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
15.9 °C

Current weather near Soldiers Beach

Overall Soldiers Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Soldiers Beach:

  • Closest city location
    28 mi
  • Second closest city location
    42 mi
  • Third closest city location
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    47 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    49 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Soldiers Beach is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 61 km (38 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Soldiers Beach is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia is 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Soldiers Beach and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Soldiers Beach break location map and break info

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