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Macmasters Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Macmasters Point break guidePhoto by: nat jones

Macmasters Point Surf Guide

Macmasters Point in Newcastle is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks, locals,sharls.

Macmasters Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Macmasters Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Macmasters 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 Macmasters Point (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Macmasters 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 59% of the time in June while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% 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).

Explore Macmasters Point Location Map

Interactive Macmasters 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 Macmasters Point is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 55 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Macmasters Point is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 61 km (38 miles) away.

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Macmasters Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 2 August 2021, 13:14 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 5
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Swell History at Macmasters Point

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

Wind History at Macmasters Point

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

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