Little Patonga - Beach in Little Wobby Gosford NSW - SLS Beachsafe

Little Patonga NSW

Little Patonga Beach (BB 2) is located 1 km south of Patonga, between 50 m high Walker and Juno points. It is the last ‘ocean’ beach on the north side of Broken Bay, before entering the true estuary beaches to the west. The beach is 500 m long, curving between... Read more

Little Patonga Beach (BB 2) is located 1 km south of Patonga, between 50 m high Walker and Juno points. It is the last ‘ocean’ beach on the north side of Broken Bay, before entering the true estuary beaches to the west. The beach is 500 m long, curving between the steep boundary slopes, and faces southeast across the bay. Waves are usually low to calm, with the narrow beach fronted by intertidal sand flats resulting in the jetty being located out on Walker Point. The Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre occupies the beach and surrounding valley sides. The centre includes an oval and pool located on a 6 ha area of low land backing the beach, part of a low sandy barrier system.

Swimming

These are two low energy, often calm beaches. Be careful in and near Patonga Creek mouth as it contains strong tidal currents and deeper channels.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Patonga offers creek, jetty and beach fishing, as well as boat access to Broken Bay.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.

Information

About

Little Wobby, NSW 2256

Includes beaches:
Patonga, Fishermans, The Basin, Bonnie Doon, Portuguese, Towlers Bay, Taylors, Clareville, Old Wharf, Paradise, Sandy, Snapperman, Station / Barrenjoey Beach, Hungry, Flint & Steel, Flannel Flower, West Head, Resolute, Mackeral, Currawong

General Beach Hazard Rating:
0/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 nswBB2

Nearby beaches

Information Symbols

  • Passenger ferry

Marine Warnings

Mon, 25 Sep 04:20
Fire Weather Warning

Mon, 25 Sep 04:10
Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales

Weather

Monday 25, Sep 9:01 am

Day 27°    Night 13°
20.2°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  19°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then southwesterly in the evening, reaching 25 knots offshore.
Swell: Northeasterly 1 to 2 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

11 am
1.47m
5 am
0.44m
11 pm
1.22m
5 pm
0.46m

UV

Index: 6 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:50 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Tuesday 26, Sep

Day 22°    Night 11°
Sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Swell: 1 to 1.5 metres in the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. 1st
Weather: Sunny.

Tide

5 am
0.51m
12 pm
1.42m
6 pm
0.51m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 3:00 pm


Weather

Mon 25, Sep to Mon 02, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon then turning northerly during the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. 2nd
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Tide


UV

Mon 25th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Tue 26th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 3:00 pm
Wed 27th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 2:50 pm
Thu 28th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:50 pm

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.

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