Collins Beach (SH 3) is a favourite anchorage for yachts and cruisers. It is backed by a steep well vegetated reserve, part of Sydney Harbour National Park, with street parking to the north of the beach, requiring a walk down to the beach, where there are no facilities. The indented... Read more
Collins Beach (SH 3) is a favourite anchorage for yachts and cruisers. It is backed by a steep well vegetated reserve, part of Sydney Harbour National Park, with street parking to the north of the beach, requiring a walk down to the beach, where there are no facilities. The indented little bay houses the sheltered 70 m long, west-facing beach backed by a 20 m wide flat grassy berm. A small creek drains across the southern end of the beach, hard against the boundary sandstone rocks. It maintains a shallow tidal channel and spreads sand out onto a small tidal delta, which links with sand flats extending 50 m into the bay. The sand flat, require boats to anchor at least 50 m off the beach. The Australian Police Force College overlooks the southern side of the beach.Read less
Fri, 17 Aug 04:10
Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales
Wind: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning, reaching 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:00 pm
Wind: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then becoming westerly 25 to 30 knots in the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 1:30 pm
Wind: Westerly 20 to 30 knots tending southwesterly 25 to 35 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
|Fri 17th||4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:20 am to 1:30 pm|
|Sat 18th||4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 1:30 pm|
|Sun 19th||3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:40 am to 1:00 pm|
|Mon 20th||3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:00 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.