Newcastle-Hunter Surf Forecasts

Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney 's Regional Outlook

Updated 25 Jan 2021 @ 2:52 PM (local)
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The surf heights forecasted for Newcastle-Hunter

Please consider your local spots specific orientation to the coast and any local idiosyncrasies that may also effect the swell in relation to this regional forecast.

  • Swell analysis

    Short-Term Analysis (through Wednesday 27 January)

    Tuesday: Energetic NE windswell maintains good size in the 2-4ft range throughout the day. Cleanest early, under light/ moderate northerly winds, before deteriorating as they swing NE and increase to 15-25 knots during the day, up to 20-30 knots later.

    Wednesday: Sydney, Newcastle and the South coast: Fading NE windswell maintains good size early, but is quickly superseded by a steep increase in southerly windswell throughout the morning as a pre-dawn southerly change kicks in at 20-25 knots lending the focus to north-facing stretches and sheltered corners. Conditions deteriorate as winds tend SSE in the afternoon.

     

    Long Term Analysis (Thursday 28 January and beyond)

     

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