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

Sun 19/05 »

Surf report for Sun 19/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 10s  °  ° 9mph
13:00 3ft 10s  °  ° 6mph
19:00 3ft 10s  °  ° 9mph
Tide times
Low 2:31am (0.23m)
High 8:27am (1.40m)
Low 2:15pm (0.34m)
High 8:41pm (1.81m)
Daylight
First light06:15
Sunrise06:41
Sunset17:00
Dark17:27

Mon 20/05 »

Surf report for Mon 20/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 11s  °  ° 9mph
Tide times
Low 3:18am (0.24m)
High 9:13am (1.34m)
Low 2:53pm (0.40m)
High 9:22pm (1.78m)
Daylight
First light06:15
Sunrise06:42
Sunset17:00
Dark17:26

Tue 21/05 »

Surf report for Tue 21/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 10mph
19:00 3ft 15s  °  ° 11mph
Tide times
Low 4:05am (0.27m)
High 9:59am (1.27m)
Low 3:32pm (0.47m)
High 10:04pm (1.72m)
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 11s  °  ° 8mph
16:00 2ft 10s  °  ° 5mph
Tide times
Low 4:52am (0.31m)
High 10:47am (1.22m)
Low 4:13pm (0.54m)
High 10:46pm (1.64m)
Daylight
First light06:17
Sunrise06:44
Sunset16:59
Dark17:25

Thu 23/05 »

Surf report for Thu 23/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
13:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 4mph
Tide times
Low 5:39am (0.36m)
High 11:36am (1.17m)
Low 4:58pm (0.61m)
High 11:30pm (1.56m)
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
13:00 2ft 8s  °  ° 6mph
Tide times
Low 6:27am (0.41m)
High 12:27pm (1.14m)
Low 5:48pm (0.67m)
Daylight
First light06:18
Sunrise06:45
Sunset16:57
Dark17:24

Today's weather

Fair

18 °C
(64 °F)

Light breeze, 10.8 km/h from ESE

Sea temperature

22.2°C / 72°F

Rating

Average: 3 (1 vote)

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