The Beach Guide

Gordon Beach (Tel Aviv)

The name Tel Aviv means “hill of spring”, but this modern city started out as a new neighbourhood called Ahuzat Bayit in 1910. Situated just north of the ancient port city of Jaffa, Tel Aviv soon assumed the distinction of being the main commercial hub of Israel. Moreover, it became a hotshot tourist destination too. The residents of Jerusalem make the 67 kilometre / 42 mile journey in under an hour using Route 1, to take in the waters of the Mediterranean.
Tel Aviv?s Ben Gurion Airport serves as the main gateway for visitors into Israel. It is 19 kilometres / 12 miles southeast of Tel Aviv on the main highway to Jerusalem.

Gordon Beach takes its name from J L Gordon Street, one of Tel Aviv’s main east-west thoroughfares. This is the most popular of Tel Aviv’s many beaches, and on a warm, sunny day you have to find your spot early as you compete with families, tourists and teens. Gordon Beach starts at the south end of Tel Aviv Marina and meanders for about half a kilometre south, where the name changes to Frishman Beach.
Shlomo Lahat Promenade runs parallel to Tel Aviv’s impressive beachfronts. Several modern high-rise apartment building and hotels serve as an impressive backdrop to Gordon Beach. This beach is free to use and there is no shortage of accommodation in the vicinity. An upmarket restaurant and beach cafe serve as popular eateries right on the beach.

You can rent lounge beds or chairs during season - April to October - and there are plenty of vendors supplying ice cream, soft drinks and cold beers. Most of Tel Aviv’s 14 kilometres / 9 miles of beaches have lifeguards in attendance. Gordon Beach offers walking, jogging, outdoor gym and biking facilities. During summer season, various activities take place during the day and evening, and the promenade is a great place for people to gather. This beach has a lovely ambience and is clean, safe and well kept. Facilities include neat lawns, benches above the beach, facilities for showers and changing rooms.

If you still need convincing to place Gordon Beach on your bucket list, the fact that National Geographic rates Tel Aviv as the 9th best beach city in the world will decide matters for you!

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Gordon Beach Weather Info

Current weather (Wed Feb 26th 08:00)

Partly cloudy

(Partly cloudy)
13°C / 55°F

Sea temperature
17.1°C
62.8°F
Wind SW
Rain 0.1mm
Sunrise 07:11
Sunset 19:14
Current weather

Week weather forecast

Wed 26th
Fair 17°C / 63°F SW

11 mph
18 km/h

Thu 27th
Partly cloudy 20°C / 68°F NW

5 mph
9 km/h

Fri 28th
Clear sky 20°C / 68°F NW

7 mph
12 km/h

Sat 29th
Fair 17°C / 63°F W

12 mph
20 km/h

Sun 01st
Clear sky 16°C / 61°F NW

8 mph
13 km/h

Mon 02nd
Clear sky 16°C / 61°F NNW

9 mph
15 km/h

5 Day Gordon Beach 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 Beach tide times & sea state

  • Wed 26/02 »
    Surf report for Wed 26/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    11:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    17:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    Tide times
    Low 6:02am (0.18m)
    High 12:03pm (0.49m)
    Low 6:09pm (0.20m)
    Daylight
    First light05:47
    Sunrise06:12
    Sunset17:35
    Dark18:00
  • Thu 27/02 »
    Surf report for Thu 27/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    11:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    17:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    Tide times
    High 12:14am (0.49m)
    Low 6:23am (0.20m)
    High 12:27pm (0.48m)
    Low 6:37pm (0.22m)
    Daylight
    First light05:46
    Sunrise06:11
    Sunset17:36
    Dark18:00
  • Fri 28/02 »
    Surf report for Fri 28/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    11:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    17:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    Tide times
    High 12:40am (0.46m)
    Low 6:45am (0.23m)
    High 12:53pm (0.46m)
    Low 7:10pm (0.24m)
    Daylight
    First light05:45
    Sunrise06:09
    Sunset17:37
    Dark18:01
  • Sat 29/02 »
    Surf report for Sat 29/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    11:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    17:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    Tide times
    High 1:08am (0.43m)
    Low 7:07am (0.26m)
    High 1:23pm (0.44m)
    Low 7:55pm (0.27m)
    Daylight
    First light05:44
    Sunrise06:08
    Sunset17:37
    Dark18:02
  • Sun 01/03 »
    Surf report for Sun 01/03
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    11:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    17:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    Tide times
    High 1:43am (0.39m)
    Low 7:34am (0.29m)
    High 2:04pm (0.42m)
    Low 9:31pm (0.29m)
    Daylight
    First light05:43
    Sunrise06:07
    Sunset17:38
    Dark18:03
  • Mon 02/03 »
    Surf report for Mon 02/03
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    5:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    11:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    17:00 0ft 0s  °  ° 0mph
    Tide times
    High 2:44am (0.35m)
    Low 9:07am (0.32m)
    High 3:36pm (0.39m)
    Daylight
    First light05:42
    Sunrise06:06
    Sunset17:39
    Dark18:03

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