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

Weather

Monday 22, Jan 12:02 am

Day 30°    Night 19°
20.9°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  22°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northeasterly 25 to 30 knots in the evening then decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

12 am
1.32m
6 am
0.49m
12 pm
1.54m
7 pm
0.34m

UV

Index: 11 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 4:50 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Tuesday 23, Jan

Day 29°    Night 19°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

1 am
1.34m
7 am
0.53m
1 pm
1.47m
7 pm
0.37m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 4:50 pm


Weather

Mon 22, Jan to Mon 29, Jan


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Mon 22nd 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:00 pm
Tue 23rd 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 4:50 pm
Wed 24th 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 4:50 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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