Newcastle surfing: Huge swells hit Newcastle beaches amid ongoing coronavirus lockdown

Ian Kirkwood
Updated April 14 2020 - 11:39am, first published 4:30am
Photos by Jonathan Carroll, John 'Reef Rat' Cullen and Ian Kirkwood

URBAN myth or not, Easter often seems to bring a big swell after the full moon, and this long weekend was no exception, with a solid two- to three-metre swell slamming into the Hunter coast in the midst of coronavirus lockdown.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood


Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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