Continent
Australia
Country
Australia
Next Big City
Sydney, Newcastle
Next Town
Nelson Bay
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Shallow, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Rocks
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Fingal Bay has two spots, surf on one side calm the other. A sandbar separates the two and you can jump it at high tide. Plenty of uncrowded room. Dolphins in the water year round.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Sandy beach, large sandbar, excellent launch and land area.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorty
Winter:
Normal

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
NE
Main Direction:
NE

Northeast summer sea breeze is the best, can be ridden in Southeasterlies, 15-25 knots in general. Generally a summer spot due to offshore wind in winter months.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

Located near the tourist town of Nelson Bay, 2.5km drive north of Sydney. On the SE tip of the peninsula.

Extra information

Rules
Other

Respect locals and wear a kite leash!

Nightlife

No information