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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Balmoral Beach tide times & sea state

Mon 20/05 »

Surf report for Mon 20/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 12s  °  ° 11mph
13:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 14mph
19:00 4ft 16s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 3:56am (0.19m)
High 10:00am (1.47m)
Low 3:43pm (0.39m)
High 10:03pm (1.84m)
Daylight
First light06:15
Sunrise06:42
Sunset17:00
Dark17:27

Tue 21/05 »

Surf report for Tue 21/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 13s  °  ° 10mph
13:00 3ft 16s  °  ° 5mph
19:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 13mph
Tide times
Low 4:39am (0.20m)
High 10:43am (1.42m)
Low 4:21pm (0.45m)
High 10:42pm (1.83m)
Daylight
First light06:16
Sunrise06:43
Sunset16:59
Dark17:26

Wed 22/05 »

Surf report for Wed 22/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
4:00 2ft 10s  °  ° 10mph
16:00 2ft 10s  °  ° 7mph
Tide times
Low 5:22am (0.23m)
High 11:26am (1.39m)
Low 4:59pm (0.51m)
High 11:22pm (1.81m)
Daylight
First light06:17
Sunrise06:43
Sunset16:59
Dark17:26

Thu 23/05 »

Surf report for Thu 23/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
13:00 2ft 10s  °  ° 5mph
Tide times
Low 6:05am (0.27m)
High 12:10pm (1.36m)
Low 5:41pm (0.55m)
Daylight
First light06:17
Sunrise06:44
Sunset16:58
Dark17:25

Fri 24/05 »

Surf report for Fri 24/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
10:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 8mph
Tide times
High 12:02am (1.78m)
Low 6:48am (0.30m)
High 12:54pm (1.35m)
Low 6:25pm (0.59m)
Daylight
First light06:18
Sunrise06:45
Sunset16:58
Dark17:25

Sat 25/05 »

Surf report for Sat 25/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
10:00 2ft 8s  °  ° 8mph
19:00 2ft 7s  °  ° 16mph
Tide times
High 12:45am (1.74m)
Low 7:31am (0.32m)
High 1:40pm (1.36m)
Low 7:14pm (0.61m)
Daylight
First light06:19
Sunrise06:45
Sunset16:57
Dark17:24

Today's weather

Partly cloudy

18 °C
(64 °F)

Light breeze, 11.9 km/h from ENE

Sea temperature

23.3°C / 74°F

Rating

Average: 4 (2 votes)

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