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NORTH BONDI

Beach UNPATROLLED PATROLLED UNPATROLLED BEACH TODAY
Beach Number:
nsw320A
Includes Beaches:
Bondi Beach Bondi
State/Region:
NSW Sydney
Post Code:
2026
General Beach Hazard Rating:
5/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
Bondi (0.2km) Bondi Beach (0.3km) Mackenzies (0.8km) Tamarama (0.9km) Bronte (1.2km)

Beach

North Bondi beach (NSW 320a) is partially protected by Ben Buckler headland, and curves east of the rocks for 250 m. This headland reduces wave height to about 1 m in the corner increasing to the south. The lower waves maintain in a continuous attached bar, cut by a small topographic rip against the northern rocks and rock pool, with beach rips increasing down the beach. This area is patrolled by North Bondi SLSC, which averages 150 rescues a year.

Swimming

The lowest waves and best swimming is in the northern half in the patrolled areas. However rips are always present so use care at Bondi and stay between the flags and well clear of the boundary rips and rocks. The beach is patrolled by lifeguards year round, as well as the surf clubs during the summer.

Surfing

Bondi picks up all southerly swell and usually has persistent beach breaks. During big swell the northern point, Ben Buckler produces a good left. The central portion is closed to boards, leaving the higher waves and strong rips of south Bondi to the board riders. The beach breaks are of variable quality with the left into the southern headland rip holding waves up to 2.5 m.

Fishing

Owing to the popularity of the beach most fishing is restricted to the rocks to each end, both ends having permanent gutters.

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Surface:
Sealed
Spaces:
3000

Location

Information Symbols

  • Toilets Toilets
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Dressing shed Dressing shed
  • Showers Showers
  • Pool Pool
  • Kiosk Kiosk
  • Shops Shops
  • Public phone Public phone
  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Parking Parking
  • Bus Bus

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

 

PATROL INFORMATION

No Service: Beach not patrolled out of season There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Education section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.

If this information is inaccurate, please click on the contact us link and advise.

STATISTICS

July 2015 - June 2016

Rescues:
120
First Aids:
249
Preventative Actions:
3295

The following organisations contribute to the above totals: North Bondi SLSC

Hazards

Service Providers

  • North Bondi SLSC

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SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

WEATHER

Today 11° W/26.00 km/h

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WEDDING CAKE (4 km) issued at Sun 30 Aug 02:00

WATER

18

Issued at Sat, August 29 14:06

SWELL FORECAST

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Monday
Tuesday
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  • AM
  • SSE
    2.9 m
  • SSE
    2.8 m
  • SSE
    2.2 m
  • SSE
    2.1 m
  • SSE
    2 m

Sydney issued at Sat, August 29 16:42

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UV INDEX

5

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • Low
    02:18
    0.09m
  • High
    08:22
    1.61m
  • Low
    14:16
    0.19m
  • High
    20:38
    1.93m
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Sydney (Fort Denison) issued at Sun, August 30 00:00

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