Newcastle offshore artificial reef

Location:Approx. 3.5 km north-east of the Swansea bar, offshore from Blacksmith’s Beach
Depth:28.5 metres
Deployment: August 2019
Coordinates:33°.04.300' S (Latitude) 151°.42.018' E (Longitude)  (WGS84 datum)   
33°.04.380' S (Latitude) 151°.41.891' E (Longitude)   (WGS84 datum)
Reef type:Two single steel pinnacle reef towers of the dimensions 7.8 (W) x 10.9 (D) x 6.4 (H) in metres, each have a central vertical tower to a maximum of 12 metres.
Expected Species:Yellowtail kingfish, snapper, silver trevally, mulloway, yellowtail scad and blue mackerel

Newcastle offshore artificial reef proposed location for consultation

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If you require further information, please call (02) 6691 9673 or email: fisheries.enhancement@dpi.nsw.gov.au