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Any warm calm beaches in Port Stephens

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Any warm calm beaches in Port Stephens

Hi There

I am looking for any warm beaches in Port Stephens that the waters are not freezing.

I have visited Port Stephens numerous times and their beaches are always cold.

Are there any beaches or bays that we can swim that the waters are calm and warm...

Travelling XMAS and New Years time..Please help

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1. Re: Any warm calm beaches in Port Stephens

The waters at both the ocean beaches and Port beaches are subject to the same influences as the beaches along the coast all the way down to Cronulla. The water temperatures will depend upon the currents at the time. You just have to take your luck.

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2. Re: Any warm calm beaches in Port Stephens

In summer the average water temperature around Newcastle and Port Stephens is 22 - 23 degrees, which I personally don't consider to be very cold. Calm water beaches? Corlette, Salamander Bay, Dutchies Beach, Nelson Bay, Shoal Bay all have calm water (ie aren't surf beaches).

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3. Re: Any warm calm beaches in Port Stephens

One of my favourite beaches is Boat Harbour as long as you stay inshore. It is only a small enclosed beach but I have always felt safe there . I was there recently and the water was flat and crystle clear but at other times it can be a bit grungy with sea debris as can all the local beaches.

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