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GORDON'S BAY

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
nsw325
State/Region:
NSW Coogee
Post Code:
2034
Length:
0.08km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
clovelly  (0.3km) coogee  (0.5km) bronte  (0.9km) tamarama  (1.1km) mackenzies  (1.2km)

Beach

Gordons Bay is located immediately south of Clovelly, with the best access from the Clovelly headland car park. The bay is wider at the entrance than Clovelly but the small 75 m long beach (NSW 325) is located deep at the rear and consequently well protected from most waves. The result is a steep, low energy sand and gravel reflective beach. However it is not a popular swimming beach owing to the difficult access and is primarily used as a fishing boat storage and launching site. It is a picturesque little bay with a paved walkway around the perimeter, and well worth the walk.

Swimming

Clovelly is usually calm so stay within your depth or use the pool. Beware of the seaward rocks and entrance to the bay, as these are treacherous.

Surfing

None in Clovelly Bay, but there is a rideable left break over the rocks outside the bay, and a rideable reef off the south side of Gordons Bay.

Fishing

The readily accessible and wide rock platforms either side of Clovelly are popular locations, with the beach itself offering protection in heavy conditions, while Gordons Bay is mainly used to launch fishing boats.

Location

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  • Formal parking area Formal parking area
  • Drinking water Drinking water

Regulation Symbols

    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.

    Last updated: 28/08/2013 12:05:26

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    There is no beach service this week.

    Hazards

    Service Providers

      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

      Sun, 26 Jun 07:00 pm

      SYDNEY (OBSERVA (5 km)


      Cloudy.
      11.10 °C
      NW/6 km/h
      Wind

      Weather information
      SunMonTueWedThuFri
      16° 14° 10° 18° 11° 19° 11° 18° 10° 15° 11°

      WATER

      19

      Issued at Sun, 26 Jun 14:03

      SWELL FORECAST

      Sunday
      Monday
      Tuesday
      Wednesday
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • W
        19 km/h
        2.1m
      • NW
        11 km/h
        2m
      • WNW
        16 km/h
        1.9m
      • WSW
        24 km/h
        1.2m
      • WSW
        29 km/h
        2.2m
      • SW
        26 km/h
        2.2m
      • W
        21 km/h
        2.6m
      • SSW
        16 km/h
        1.8m

      Coogee issued at Sat, 25 Jun 21:47

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      Today's Swell Description
      Wind:
      Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
      Swell:
      Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres.
      Seas:
      1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
      Weather:
      Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

      UV INDEX

      2



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      TODAY'S TIDE

      • low
        06:33
        0.41m
      • high
        12:45
        1.43m
      • low
        18:27
        0.64m

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      Sydney (Fort Denison) issued at Sun, 26 Jun 20:03

      WARNINGS

      TODAY'S RADAR

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