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The latter closed down during March 1943.
Looking towards Merewether's beaches, taken from above Bar Beach looking south.
Panorama of Merewether Beach on Mar 09, 2019The suburb of Merewether includes some of Newcastle's most famous beaches.
Dixon Park Beach leads south onto Merewether Beach and a little further to the more isolated Burwood Beach which leads to Glenrock Lagoon .
In 2006, organisers of Newcastle Surfest announced that the competition would be moving from Newcastle Beach to Merewether Beach, in order to capitalise on the beaches superior surfing conditions, caused by the rock bottom of the beach, compared to the mud bottom of Newcastle Beach.
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