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

Tue 28th
Partly cloudy 27°C / 81°F
Wed 29th
Fair 26°C / 79°F
Thu 30th
Clear sky 26°C / 79°F
Fri 31st
Clear sky 28°C / 82°F
Sat 01st
Clear sky 29°C / 84°F
Sun 02nd
Clear sky 35°C / 95°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

  • Tue 28/01 »
    Surf report for Tue 28/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 5ft 7s  °  ° 14mph
    11:00 5ft 7s  °  ° 10mph
    17:00 5ft 7s  °  ° 13mph
    Tide times
    Low 4:55am (0.41m)
    High 11:17am (1.56m)
    Low 5:53pm (0.27m)
    High 11:55pm (1.25m)
    Daylight
    First light05:44
    Sunrise06:11
    Sunset20:03
    Dark20:31
  • Wed 29/01 »
    Surf report for Wed 29/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 6ft 6s  °  ° 22mph
    11:00 5ft 6s  °  ° 14mph
    17:00 4ft 11s  °  ° 14mph
    Tide times
    Low 5:35am (0.46m)
    High 11:53am (1.50m)
    Low 6:28pm (0.32m)
    Daylight
    First light05:45
    Sunrise06:12
    Sunset20:03
    Dark20:30
  • Thu 30/01 »
    Surf report for Thu 30/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 3ft 15s  °  ° 6mph
    11:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 7mph
    17:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 15mph
    Tide times
    High 12:35am (1.26m)
    Low 6:17am (0.51m)
    High 12:30pm (1.42m)
    Low 7:03pm (0.38m)
    Daylight
    First light05:46
    Sunrise06:13
    Sunset20:02
    Dark20:29
  • Fri 31/01 »
    Surf report for Fri 31/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 5ft 6s  °  ° 21mph
    11:00 5ft 6s  °  ° 21mph
    17:00 7ft 7s  °  ° 27mph
    Tide times
    High 1:15am (1.26m)
    Low 7:03am (0.57m)
    High 1:09pm (1.33m)
    Low 7:39pm (0.43m)
    Daylight
    First light05:47
    Sunrise06:14
    Sunset20:01
    Dark20:28
  • Sat 01/02 »
    Surf report for Sat 01/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 21mph
    11:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 19mph
    17:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 25mph
    Tide times
    High 1:59am (1.26m)
    Low 7:55am (0.62m)
    High 1:53pm (1.24m)
    Low 8:19pm (0.49m)
    Daylight
    First light05:48
    Sunrise06:15
    Sunset20:01
    Dark20:28
  • Sun 02/02 »
    Surf report for Sun 02/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 18mph
    11:00 6ft 8s  °  ° 11mph
    17:00 5ft 8s  °  ° 18mph
    Tide times
    High 2:49am (1.27m)
    Low 9:00am (0.64m)
    High 2:48pm (1.15m)
    Low 9:06pm (0.52m)
    Daylight
    First light05:49
    Sunrise06:16
    Sunset20:00
    Dark20:27

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