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Sandbar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Sandbar Surf Guide

Sandbar in Port Macquarie is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the west northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rips and sharks.

Sandbar Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Sandbar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sandbar occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Sandbar sea temperature, Sandbar photographs, Sandbar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sandbar webcams, current wind from NSW - Port Macquarie live weather stations and Sandbar tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Sandbar

Sandbar Surf:

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 22:27 Local time
Wave (m) 6.0
Period (s) 12 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 55
SSW 50
SSW 55
SSW 50
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Tide Times:

For Blueys Beach, 1 km from Sandbar.

IS AT (local time)

Sandbar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Taree Airport, 57 km from Sandbar.

fresh winds from the SW

Air temperature
13.9 °C

Current weather near Sandbar

Overall Sandbar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Sandbar: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Sandbar: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Sandbar Location Maps

Sandbar Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to NSW - Port Macquarie surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sandbar

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sandbar:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sandbar:

Tide stations nearest to Sandbar:

  • Closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Broughton Island
    19 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Port Stephens
    30 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Harrington Inlet
    37 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Sandbar is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, which is 79 km (49 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Sandbar is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 211 km (131 miles) away.
Sandbar break location map and break info