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Blue Bay Surf Guide

Blue Bay in Newcastle is a fairly exposed reef break that has unreliable waves Ideal winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The reef breaks favour rights. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for - Urchins - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Blue Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
17.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Blue Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Blue Bay occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Blue Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in June while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 46% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
46%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Blue Bay Location Map

Interactive Blue Bay 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.

Icon breakBreak
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.
Blue Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 2 August 2021, 11:56 Local Time
Monday 02
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m)
1.3
SSE
1.1
S
0.8
S
1.4
NE
Period (s) 8 8 7 5
Wind (km/h)
15
20
25
30
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Blue Bay

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

Wind History at Blue Bay

Wind stats for Blue Bay, 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 Blue Bay. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Blue Bay: