Gordon's Bay

Gordons Bay - Sydney
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Gordons Bay - Coogee
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Something of a secret beach, if they exist in Sydney, the tiny Gordon's Bay is situated about halfway between Clovelly and Coogee beaches. The small patch of sand here is flanked by sandstone cliffs with an offshore reef providing shelter from the waves. This makes it something of a favourite spot for fishing, diving and launching small boats. This is fairly evident when you visit the beach with the racks of boats at the back of the beach giving it a bit of the feel of a fisherman's cove.

The snorkelling at Gordon's Bay is grat, and that's official. A 600 metre long underwater nature trail has been set up here with a series of concrete filled drums joined together by chain acting as your guide. Along the way you will find steel plaques with information about the local sea life. The trail takes around 40 minutes to complete and you are likely to spot sea urchins, starfish, cuttlefish and blue gropers along the way.

As there is no parking at Gordon's Bay itself you will have to access the beach by the coastal boardwalk which tracks round the bay. Not only does this mean you get a lovely walk around to the beach, but it keeps the numbers down making the beach here a relative haven of tranquility.

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Gordon's Bay Weather Info

5 Day Gordon's Bay UV Index

UV Index scale

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Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Gordon's Bay 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 3:57am (1.15m)
Low 9:36am (0.56m)
High 4:08pm (1.56m)
Low 10:56pm (0.35m)
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 5:01am (1.24m)
Low 10:43am (0.47m)
High 5:09pm (1.66m)
Low 11:51pm (0.24m)
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
High 5:55am (1.34m)
Low 11:43am (0.36m)
High 6:05pm (1.75m)
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 12:40am (0.15m)
High 6:45am (1.46m)
Low 12:39pm (0.26m)
High 6:58pm (1.81m)
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 1:27am (0.10m)
High 7:33am (1.57m)
Low 1:32pm (0.18m)
High 7:49pm (1.83m)
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 2:11am (0.10m)
High 8:19am (1.66m)
Low 2:24pm (0.14m)
High 8:38pm (1.79m)
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

17.8°C / 64.1°F

Rating

Average: 3 (1 vote)

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