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Wamberal Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.9

Overall: 4.2

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Wamberal Beach Spot ID

Big surf day, Wamberal Beach photo

Wamberal Beach

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Barrels at Wambie, Wamberal Beach photo

Wamberal Beach

Photo credit: Austin Baric

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.0 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 22:47 Local time
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 9 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 10
WNW 15
Wind State cross-
cross off cross-

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Wamberal Beach in Newcastle is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of locals and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Avoca Point, 6 km from Wamberal Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Wamberal Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At GosfordAws, 9 km from Wamberal Beach.


Air temperature
19.1 °C

Current weather near Wamberal Beach

Buoy Data:

At Sydney Waverider Buoy, 24 miles from Wamberal Beach.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.288
Average period (s) 9.77 9.77 9.32 9.32

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Overall Wamberal Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Wamberal Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Wamberal Beach Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Wamberal Beach:

  • Closest city location
    30 mi
  • Second closest city location
    34 mi
  • Third closest city location
    36 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    38 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    39 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Wamberal Beach is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wamberal Beach is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Third is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Wamberal Beach and is 99 km (61 miles) away.
Wamberal Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wamberal Beach, NSW - Newcastle. Use the tab navigation above to view Wamberal Beach sea temperature, Wamberal Beach photographs, Wamberal Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wamberal Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - Newcastle live weather stations and Wamberal Beach 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 Wamberal Beach.