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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Newcastle harbour

Australia, NSW, Newcastle

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 32° 54.99' S
Longitude: 151° 48.034' E

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from breakwall at entrance of harbour

English (Translate this text in English): from breakwall at entrance of harbour

English (Translate this text in English): from breakwall at entrance of harbour

English (Translate this text in English): from breakwall at entrance of harbour

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeBreakwater/jetty

DirectionRight

BottomBoulders

PowerHollow, Powerful

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthEast

Good wind directionSouthWest, South

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
- Pollution

 Additional Information

needs a big NE swell to wrap in through the harbour entrance where the swells hit the inside of the eastern breakwall. the takeoff is really heavy below sea level wedge before the wave barrels into a heavy tube

English (Translate this text in English): needs a big NE swell to wrap in through the harbour entrance where the swells hit the inside of the eastern breakwall. the takeoff is really heavy below sea level wedge before the wave barrels into a heavy tube

English (Translate this text in English): needs a big NE swell to wrap in through the harbour entrance where the swells hit the inside of the eastern breakwall. the takeoff is really heavy below sea level wedge before the wave barrels into a heavy tube

English (Translate this text in English): needs a big NE swell to wrap in through the harbour entrance where the swells hit the inside of the eastern breakwall. the takeoff is really heavy below sea level wedge before the wave barrels into a heavy tube

Atmosphere

scary fricken scary

English (Translate this text in English): scary fricken scary

English (Translate this text in English): scary fricken scary

English (Translate this text in English): scary fricken scary

General

when it gets big you worry about hitting the bottom, made up of huge concrete lumps twisted metal old train tracks shopping trolleys with pieces of steel protruding through the concrete and old car bodies but the waters so brown and shitty youd never know

English (Translate this text in English): when it gets big you worry about hitting the bottom, made up of huge concrete lumps twisted metal old train tracks shopping trolleys with pieces of steel protruding through the concrete and old car bodies but the waters so brown and shitty youd never know

English (Translate this text in English): when it gets big you worry about hitting the bottom, made up of huge concrete lumps twisted metal old train tracks shopping trolleys with pieces of steel protruding through the concrete and old car bodies but the waters so brown and shitty youd never know

English (Translate this text in English): when it gets big you worry about hitting the bottom, made up of huge concrete lumps twisted metal old train tracks shopping trolleys with pieces of steel protruding through the concrete and old car bodies but the waters so brown and shitty youd never know

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Newcastle harbour
By houssy
Nov 30, 1999
pumping - surfed the beach break just down the end of the jetty and walked up and it was perfect 3 foot clean as 6 people out..  binggg
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By Anonymous , 15-06-2010

pumpin - im part of the harbour boizz and i jus wanna say that harbour was absolutly pumpin on 5/6/10 i got a sick barrel that went for nearly 2 hours. you get the sickest barrels ever dude, u pull in, u get spit rite outta them drop down hit the lip..shwabang. drop down and shwbaaahhhh. and u get pitted its like so pitted.

By sam walker , 08-06-2010

harbour its harbour then it looks - hey boiz sam walker here and what was that daniel, they made the stick pivot game after me coz im skinny as string
me and josh winchester bartel have been going out harbour every weekend since the titanic and its hectic sitting out there no waves just flat watwer its fully hectic and wat about the bazzes dont get me started i nearlly jizzed over it, i also take paige and bridgett there coz its a romantic spot. paige is just a babe

By Anonymous , 08-06-2010

harbour its harbour then it looks - G'day boizzzz hows me g banges in the hizzay man i shred up harbour wif me mate harbour every weekend im joshy bartel mate i was hittin harbour the other day it was ruffly 18ft and i kept gettin these sweet bazzez like i was hittin up that green room for like 15hours AT ONE STAGE@!@!!! like when i was in there i was doing these sick invertes then i was like lookin at the bird and friken godzilla poped up and yesterday i spat on this squirel next day it was still der!! man wat im trying to say is can i have some of ya complamentery meatloaf soup baby? seriously how bout them chchchcinchillllllaaaaz dog anyways harbour is the gun i shred up that shiz all the time does anyone have world of war craft 5 ?? ily jameses nose

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