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Leggy Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Leggy Point Surf Guide

Leggy Point in Newcastle is an exposed beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the southeast.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rips, rocks, locals, pollution and sharks.

Leggy Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Leggy Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Leggy Point occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Leggy Point 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 50% of the time in June while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Leggy Point 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 Leggy Point is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Leggy Point is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 111 km (69 miles) away.

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Leggy Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 2 August 2021, 12:06 Local Time
Monday 02
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 7 8 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Leggy Point

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

Wind History at Leggy Point

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

Leggy Point Reviews:

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Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
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wayne from Australia
“Fun wave but normally crowded, and the locals unfriendly. I found it best at mid tide and SW wind. 20 min walk in so do not leave any valuables in your car; I had mine broken into and some cd's and coins stolen. Was not worth the effort that day.”

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