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Birdie Beach Surf Guide

Birdie Beach in Newcastle is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Birdie Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Birdie Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Birdie Beach occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Birdie Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Birdie Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in May while 58% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
58%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Birdie Beach Location Map

Interactive Birdie Beach surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Birdie Beach is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Birdie Beach is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Birdie Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 2 August 2021, 12:57 Local Time
Monday 02
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m)
1.2
SSE
1.1
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h)
15
25
30
30
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Birdie Beach

Surf stats for Birdie Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Birdie Beach

Wind stats for Birdie Beach, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Birdie Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s54.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Birdie Beach: