Redhead Beach surf 17/12/2014 6:09 AM and crowded as already. This was most likely the wave of the day as a 30k southerly buster blew through a minute later.
Sue’s mum took this photo of Redhead Beach in 1945.
Surfboard riders with balsa boards Redhead Beach 1960. Photo and caption from Redhead Surf Club magazine 1978, one of the books on local history at Redhead Community Library.
A collection of surfboards from around Newcastle displayed at Redhead Beach and then at Surf Expo in conjunction with Surfest arranged by Ronnie Rudder around 1986. Photo provided by Tom Forde.
Redhead Beach Tide Pool 1/12/2014. The tide and punchy swell had pushed the water over the sand on the beach and left a tidal pool all the way up the beach.
Redhead beach 21/11/2014. After a spell of ordinaryness the surf is lining up for a change.
Redhead Beach Kite Surfer early 11/11/2014 The wind was up at 6am.
Redhead Beach sunrise 11/11/2014
Mangroves in Black Neds Bay 4/11/2014. I was looking for somewhere to paddle out of the wind, no wind here.