The Beach Guide

Gordon's Bay

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.

Nearest city

Coogee

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Gordon's Bay Weather Info

Mon 17th
Cloudy 23°C / 73°F
Tue 18th
Fair 27°C / 81°F
Wed 19th
Partly cloudy 25°C / 77°F
Thu 20th
Cloudy 20°C / 68°F
Fri 21st
Partly cloudy 24°C / 75°F
Sat 22nd
Cloudy 20°C / 68°F

5 Day Gordon's Bay 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

Gordon's Bay tide times & sea state

  • Mon 17/02 »
    Surf report for Mon 17/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 4mph
    11:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 5mph
    17:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 13mph
    Tide times
    High 5:08am (1.49m)
    Low 12:03pm (0.41m)
    High 5:53pm (1.06m)
    Low 11:28pm (0.53m)
    Daylight
    First light06:05
    Sunrise06:31
    Sunset19:46
    Dark20:12
  • Tue 18/02 »
    Surf report for Tue 18/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 12mph
    11:00 6ft 10s  °  ° 12mph
    17:00 6ft 10s  °  ° 21mph
    Tide times
    High 6:09am (1.52m)
    Low 1:04pm (0.36m)
    High 6:55pm (1.08m)
    Daylight
    First light06:06
    Sunrise06:32
    Sunset19:45
    Dark20:11
  • Wed 19/02 »
    Surf report for Wed 19/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 6ft 11s  °  ° 14mph
    11:00 6ft 11s  °  ° 12mph
    17:00 5ft 11s  °  ° 15mph
    Tide times
    Low 12:27am (0.51m)
    High 7:02am (1.55m)
    Low 1:52pm (0.32m)
    High 7:44pm (1.13m)
    Daylight
    First light06:07
    Sunrise06:33
    Sunset19:44
    Dark20:10
  • Thu 20/02 »
    Surf report for Thu 20/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 10ft 10s  °  ° 19mph
    11:00 10ft 11s  °  ° 11mph
    17:00 8ft 11s  °  ° 9mph
    Tide times
    Low 1:18am (0.46m)
    High 7:49am (1.58m)
    Low 2:32pm (0.28m)
    High 8:24pm (1.18m)
    Daylight
    First light06:08
    Sunrise06:34
    Sunset19:43
    Dark20:09
  • Fri 21/02 »
    Surf report for Fri 21/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 6ft 10s  °  ° 6mph
    11:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 10mph
    17:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 13mph
    Tide times
    Low 2:03am (0.41m)
    High 8:29am (1.60m)
    Low 3:06pm (0.26m)
    High 9:00pm (1.24m)
    Daylight
    First light06:09
    Sunrise06:34
    Sunset19:42
    Dark20:08
  • Sat 22/02 »
    Surf report for Sat 22/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 19mph
    11:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 19mph
    17:00 7ft 10s  °  ° 20mph
    Tide times
    Low 2:43am (0.38m)
    High 9:06am (1.61m)
    Low 3:37pm (0.24m)
    High 9:34pm (1.30m)
    Daylight
    First light06:10
    Sunrise06:35
    Sunset19:41
    Dark20:06

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