The southernmost beaches are located 6 km down into Pittwater and are spread along the north side of Taylors Point. The first Taylors Beach (BB 15) commences near the tip of the north-facing point and extends east along the base of the point for 200 m. It is a very... Read more
The southernmost beaches are located 6 km down into Pittwater and are spread along the north side of Taylors Point. The first Taylors Beach (BB 15) commences near the tip of the north-facing point and extends east along the base of the point for 200 m. It is a very low energy north-facing beach, which receives only low wind waves. It consists of a narrow strip of high tide sand fronted by 50 m wide partly seagrass-covered intertidal sand flats. A 70 m wide public jetty crosses the centre of the beach, with many dinghies usually pulled up on the beach and larger boat moor off the sand flats. Apart from the jetty access road, the beach is backed by houses and a naval facility east of the jetty.
All the Pittwater beaches have usually low waves to calm conditions. However many are fronted by deep water and care must be taken with children and non-swimmers. Boats are commonly moored off many of the beaches and small boat traffic to the beaches is a potential hazard. Also be careful if swimming in the Basin inlet, particularly in the deep channel on an outgoing tide.
Usually none. However during very big outside swell surfers do find waves at Mackeral and even Snapperman.
The whole of Pittwater shore and estuary is a fisher’s paradise. It offers the beaches, creeks, kilometres of safer rocky shore, as well as the bay fishing.Read less
Mon, 25 Sep 04:20
Fire Weather Warning
Mon, 25 Sep 04:10
Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales
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.
Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:50 pm
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
Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 3:00 pm
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.
|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.