Balmoral Beach

Balmoral Beach
Photo: © Anton Leddin / CC BY
Balmoral Beach - Southern end
Photo: © Merbabu / CC BY

Balmoral beach isn't just a posh name, this is one of the most upmarket neighbourhoods on the northern side of Sydney Harbour. Beautiful homes nestle in the the leafy streets clinging to the hillside, overlooking any number of fancy yachts moored out in the bay. Located only 8km from sowntown Sydney most can only imagine what the real estate prices are like here.

Tucked in behind Middle Head this pair of long crescents of soft white sand are protected from any swells that manage to sneak between the harbour heads. Balmoral actually consists of two beaches, the main beach and Edwards Beaches which are sperated by the outcrop of Rocky Point.

Balmoral has been fairly exclusive for many years. Features such as the Promenade, Esplanade, Rotunda and the Bathers Pavilion date back to the 1920s and 1930s, yet still play a central role in Balmoral life. The listed Rotunda is often used as a venue for performances during the summer and the Promenade / Esplanade are still the centre of activity, offering a selection of upmarket cafes and top notch fish and chips.

Being fairly sheltered Balmoral is a popular with swimmers of all levels and also has a protected swimming area with shark nets. There is also a watersports centre on the western end of Balmoral Beach where you can hire anything from a sailboat to smaller craft such as kayaks, sailboards and stand-up paddleboards allowing you to explore the bay.

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Balmoral Beach Weather Info

5 Day Balmoral Beach UV Index

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Average Water Temp

Balmoral Beach tide times & sea state

Tue 16/07 »

Surf report for Tue 16/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 8ft 11s  °  ° 18mph
13:00 9ft 12s  °  ° 9mph
19:00 9ft 12s  °  ° 17mph
Tide times
Low 2:30am (0.13m)
High 8:30am (1.39m)
Low 2:07pm (0.32m)
High 8:30pm (1.89m)
Daylight
First light06:30
Sunrise06:57
Sunset17:04
Dark17:31

Wed 17/07 »

Surf report for Wed 17/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 9ft 12s  °  ° 12mph
13:00 7ft 11s  °  ° 10mph
19:00 7ft 11s  °  ° 27mph
Tide times
Low 3:07am (0.10m)
High 9:06am (1.40m)
Low 2:42pm (0.31m)
High 9:04pm (1.90m)
Daylight
First light06:30
Sunrise06:57
Sunset17:05
Dark17:32

Thu 18/07 »

Surf report for Thu 18/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 7ft 9s  °  ° 20mph
13:00 8ft 10s  °  ° 9mph
19:00 7ft 11s  °  ° 10mph
Tide times
Low 3:40am (0.09m)
High 9:40am (1.40m)
Low 3:16pm (0.31m)
High 9:38pm (1.89m)
Daylight
First light06:29
Sunrise06:56
Sunset17:05
Dark17:32

Fri 19/07 »

Surf report for Fri 19/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 7ft 11s  °  ° 19mph
13:00 5ft 10s  °  ° 8mph
19:00 5ft 10s  °  ° 8mph
Tide times
Low 4:13am (0.09m)
High 10:13am (1.41m)
Low 3:52pm (0.31m)
High 10:11pm (1.86m)
Daylight
First light06:29
Sunrise06:56
Sunset17:06
Dark17:33

Sat 20/07 »

Surf report for Sat 20/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 12mph
13:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 21mph
19:00 5ft 7s  °  ° 22mph
Tide times
Low 4:45am (0.11m)
High 10:47am (1.42m)
Low 4:27pm (0.33m)
High 10:46pm (1.81m)
Daylight
First light06:28
Sunrise06:55
Sunset17:07
Dark17:33

Sun 21/07 »

Surf report for Sun 21/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 19mph
13:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 17mph
Tide times
Low 5:17am (0.14m)
High 11:21am (1.44m)
Low 5:06pm (0.35m)
High 11:21pm (1.74m)
Daylight
First light06:28
Sunrise06:55
Sunset17:07
Dark17:34

Today's weather

Clear sky

10 °C
(50 °F)

Moderate breeze, 20.5 km/h from WSW

Sea temperature

18.8°C / 65.8°F

Rating

Average: 4 (2 votes)

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