The Beach Guide

Garie Beach

The Royal National Park, just south of Sydney is home to more than ten beautiful, pristine beaches of which Garie beach is widely recognised as the finest. A one km stretch of golden sand backed by the steeply rising forested vallies of the park this beach has changed little over the centuries.

Despite its stunning natural beauty Garie Beach is not without its dangers and strong rip currents can make swimming unsafe. As a result Garie is one of only three beaches in the park which are patrolled by lifeguards. The Garie Surf Life Saving Club was established in 1938 and now has a permenant  Surf Safety Centre on the beach.

Of course with the dangers of the ocean comes surf; Garie beach has some of the best waves in the Sydney area with a strong surffing community taking on the often sizeable waves here. Fishing is also popular here with the rocks of Little Garie being the prime spot.

Nearest city

Helensburgh

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Garie Beach Weather Info

Tue 28th
Rain 26°C / 79°F
Wed 29th
Fair 25°C / 77°F
Thu 30th
Clear sky 27°C / 81°F
Fri 31st
Clear sky 29°C / 84°F
Sat 01st
Clear sky 31°C / 88°F
Sun 02nd
Fair 36°C / 97°F

5 Day Garie Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

A UV Index reading of 3 or more means some precautions should be taken. For more information visit our guide to the UV Index.

Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Garie Beach tide times & sea state

  • Tue 28/01 »
    Surf report for Tue 28/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 5ft 7s  °  ° 10mph
    11:00 4ft 7s  °  ° 5mph
    17:00 4ft 7s  °  ° 9mph
    Tide times
    Low 5:02am (0.44m)
    High 11:23am (1.60m)
    Low 6:03pm (0.26m)
    Daylight
    First light05:44
    Sunrise06:11
    Sunset20:05
    Dark20:32
  • Wed 29/01 »
    Surf report for Wed 29/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 5ft 6s  °  ° 17mph
    11:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 9mph
    17:00 4ft 16s  °  ° 13mph
    Tide times
    High 12:06am (1.23m)
    Low 5:44am (0.49m)
    High 11:58am (1.51m)
    Low 6:38pm (0.30m)
    Daylight
    First light05:45
    Sunrise06:12
    Sunset20:04
    Dark20:31
  • Thu 30/01 »
    Surf report for Thu 30/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 3ft 15s  °  ° 4mph
    11:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 9mph
    17:00 3ft 11s  °  ° 20mph
    Tide times
    High 12:45am (1.23m)
    Low 6:28am (0.54m)
    High 12:35pm (1.41m)
    Low 7:13pm (0.35m)
    Daylight
    First light05:46
    Sunrise06:13
    Sunset20:03
    Dark20:31
  • Fri 31/01 »
    Surf report for Fri 31/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 19mph
    11:00 5ft 6s  °  ° 23mph
    17:00 7ft 7s  °  ° 28mph
    Tide times
    High 1:27am (1.22m)
    Low 7:16am (0.59m)
    High 1:15pm (1.30m)
    Low 7:50pm (0.40m)
    Daylight
    First light05:47
    Sunrise06:14
    Sunset20:03
    Dark20:30
  • Sat 01/02 »
    Surf report for Sat 01/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 18mph
    11:00 6ft 8s  °  ° 20mph
    17:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 26mph
    Tide times
    High 2:13am (1.23m)
    Low 8:11am (0.64m)
    High 2:00pm (1.20m)
    Low 8:31pm (0.45m)
    Daylight
    First light05:48
    Sunrise06:15
    Sunset20:02
    Dark20:29
  • Sun 02/02 »
    Surf report for Sun 02/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 6ft 8s  °  ° 12mph
    11:00 5ft 8s  °  ° 8mph
    17:00 6ft 8s  °  ° 23mph
    Tide times
    High 3:03am (1.24m)
    Low 9:15am (0.65m)
    High 2:54pm (1.11m)
    Low 9:16pm (0.49m)
    Daylight
    First light05:49
    Sunrise06:16
    Sunset20:01
    Dark20:28

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