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

Wed 17/07 »

Surf report for Wed 17/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 9ft 12s  °  ° 13mph
13:00 7ft 11s  °  ° 10mph
19:00 7ft 11s  °  ° 27mph
Tide times
Low 2:41am (0.31m)
High 8:32am (1.24m)
Low 2:05pm (0.46m)
High 8:37pm (1.73m)
Daylight
First light06:30
Sunrise06:57
Sunset17:04
Dark17:31

Thu 18/07 »

Surf report for Thu 18/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 7ft 10s  °  ° 18mph
16:00 7ft 11s  °  ° 5mph
Tide times
Low 3:18am (0.31m)
High 9:11am (1.26m)
Low 2:44pm (0.47m)
High 9:14pm (1.70m)
Daylight
First light06:30
Sunrise06:57
Sunset17:04
Dark17:32

Fri 19/07 »

Surf report for Fri 19/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
4:00 8ft 12s  °  ° 18mph
13:00 6ft 11s  °  ° 9mph
Tide times
Low 3:54am (0.31m)
High 9:50am (1.27m)
Low 3:23pm (0.49m)
High 9:50pm (1.67m)
Daylight
First light06:29
Sunrise06:56
Sunset17:05
Dark17:32

Sat 20/07 »

Surf report for Sat 20/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
10:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 12mph
Tide times
Low 4:32am (0.33m)
High 10:31am (1.28m)
Low 4:03pm (0.53m)
High 10:28pm (1.62m)
Daylight
First light06:29
Sunrise06:56
Sunset17:06
Dark17:33

Sun 21/07 »

Surf report for Sun 21/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
10:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 5:09am (0.36m)
High 11:13am (1.28m)
Low 4:45pm (0.58m)
High 11:06pm (1.56m)
Daylight
First light06:28
Sunrise06:55
Sunset17:06
Dark17:33

Mon 22/07 »

Surf report for Mon 22/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 5s  °  ° 20mph
16:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 16mph
Tide times
Low 5:47am (0.40m)
High 11:55am (1.28m)
Low 5:31pm (0.63m)
High 11:45pm (1.49m)
Daylight
First light06:28
Sunrise06:55
Sunset17:07
Dark17:34

Today's weather

Clear sky

16 °C
(60 °F)

Moderate breeze, 20.9 km/h from W

Sea temperature

19.1°C / 66.4°F

Rating

Average: 3 (1 vote)

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