Balmoral Beach - Beach in Mosman Mosman NSW - SLS Beachsafe

Balmoral Beach NSW

Balmoral Beach (SH 21) trends for 860 m south of Rocky Point curving round to face north where it terminates at the rocky foreshore of HMAS Penguin Naval Depot. The centre of the beach is dominated by the large wooden tidal pool (Fig. 4.228) and jetty and adjoining marina. A... Read more

Balmoral Beach (SH 21) trends for 860 m south of Rocky Point curving round to face north where it terminates at the rocky foreshore of HMAS Penguin Naval Depot. The centre of the beach is dominated by the large wooden tidal pool (Fig. 4.228) and jetty and adjoining marina. A seawall extends north of the baths to Rocky Point, while there are some rocks on the beach. Numerous boats moor off the baths and towards the eastern end of the beach. This is a popular beach with usually calm to low wind wave conditions. It is backed by a continuous foreshore reserve, and in the east the larger Balmoral Park with its ovals and bike paths.

Swimming

All the northern Sydney Harbour beaches are relatively safe under normal low wave to calm conditions. Some like Sandy Bay and Sirius Cove never receive ocean waves, while Washaway, Reef and Obelisk commonly receive low swell. The biggest hazard to children and non-swimmers is the often deep water off many of the beaches, and boating activity off some of the beaches.

Surfing

None, except during huge outside swell when surfers head for Dobroyd Point, Grotto Head, Edwards and Balmoral beaches.

Fishing

The entire harbour shoreline attract thousands of anglers, with most fishing from the relatively safe rocks and many jetties, as well as off the beaches fronted by deeper water.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Mosman, NSW 2088

Includes beaches:
Store Beach, Edwards Beach, Cobblers Beach, Obelisk Beach, Clifton Gardens, Taylors Bay, Ashton Reserve, Bradleys Head, Athol Bay, Whiting Beach

Length:
0.86km

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

Beach Key:
 nswSH21

Nearby beaches

Marine Warnings

Thu, 24 May 04:10
Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales

Weather

Thursday 24, May 4:38 am

Day 20°    Night 11°
13.7°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  19°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly early in the morning then tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tide

4 am
1.53m
10 am
0.36m
4 pm
1.44m
10 pm
0.54m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Friday 25, May

Day 20°    Night 13°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Southerly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tide

5 am
1.50m
11 am
0.38m
5 pm
1.52m
11 pm
0.50m

UV

Index: 3 (Moderate)

Sun protection recommended from 11:30 am to 12:10 pm


Weather

Thu 24, May to Thu 31, May


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tide


UV

Thu 24th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Fri 25th 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 11:30 am to 12:10 pm
Sat 26th 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 11:40 am to 12:00 pm
Sun 27th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended

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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