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Dixon Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.9
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.2
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.5

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Dixon Park break guidePhoto by: DANIEL MAWKES

Dixon Park Surf Guide

Dixon Park in Newcastle is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for rips, locals, shark protected,.

Dixon Park Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dixon Park:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dixon Park occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dixon Park 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 40% of the time in May while 47% 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
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
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 Dixon Park Location Map

Interactive Dixon Park 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 Dixon Park is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dixon Park is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 118 km (73 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Dixon Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 14:23 Local Time
Saturday 06
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 25
SSE 15
SE 15
SE
Wind State cross-
on
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on
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Swell History at Dixon Park

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Wind History at Dixon Park

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Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: very consistent
    0km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away

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