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Stockton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Stockton Beach break guidePhoto by: DANIEL MAWKES

Stockton Beach Surf Guide

Stockton Beach in Newcastle is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include Private,wreck, shark protected, rips.

Stockton Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Stockton Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Stockton Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in July while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 21% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
21%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Stockton Beach Location Map

Interactive Stockton Beach 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 Stockton Beach is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Stockton Beach is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 122 km (76 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Stockton Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 2 August 2021, 12:03 Local Time
Monday 02
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m)
1.3
SSE
1.2
SSE
0.8
S
1.2
ENE
Period (s) 8 7 8 5
Wind (km/h)
15
25
25
25
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Stockton Beach

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

Wind History at Stockton Beach

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

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