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

UV Index scale

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Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Balmoral Beach tide times & sea state

Tue 24/09 »

Surf report for Tue 24/09
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 11s  °  ° 10mph
13:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 6mph
19:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 11mph
Tide times
High 3:18am (1.08m)
Low 9:02am (0.60m)
High 3:52pm (1.47m)
Low 10:53pm (0.50m)
Daylight
First light05:17
Sunrise05:42
Sunset17:52
Dark18:16

Wed 25/09 »

Surf report for Wed 25/09
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 12mph
19:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 13mph
Tide times
High 4:51am (1.11m)
Low 10:33am (0.57m)
High 5:11pm (1.49m)
Daylight
First light05:16
Sunrise05:40
Sunset17:52
Dark18:17

Thu 26/09 »

Surf report for Thu 26/09
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
4:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 7mph
19:00 5ft 12s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 12:01am (0.41m)
High 6:06am (1.19m)
Low 11:52am (0.49m)
High 6:20pm (1.54m)
Daylight
First light05:14
Sunrise05:39
Sunset17:53
Dark18:18

Fri 27/09 »

Surf report for Fri 27/09
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
4:00 4ft 11s  °  ° 9mph
16:00 3ft 10s  °  ° 6mph
Tide times
Low 12:58am (0.32m)
High 7:05am (1.30m)
Low 12:58pm (0.39m)
High 7:19pm (1.57m)
Daylight
First light05:13
Sunrise05:38
Sunset17:54
Dark18:19

Sat 28/09 »

Surf report for Sat 28/09
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
13:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 10mph
Tide times
Low 1:48am (0.25m)
High 7:57am (1.39m)
Low 1:56pm (0.31m)
High 8:13pm (1.58m)
Daylight
First light05:11
Sunrise05:36
Sunset17:54
Dark18:19

Sun 29/09 »

Surf report for Sun 29/09
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
10:00 4ft 9s  °  ° 9mph
19:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 13mph
Tide times
Low 2:35am (0.21m)
High 8:46am (1.47m)
Low 2:51pm (0.26m)
High 9:05pm (1.56m)
Daylight
First light05:10
Sunrise05:35
Sunset17:55
Dark18:20

Today's weather

Clear sky

11 °C
(51 °F)

Gentle breeze, 17.3 km/h from WSW

Sea temperature

17.7°C / 63.8°F

Rating

Average: 4 (2 votes)

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