Wharf Beach - Beach in Watsons Bay Woollahra NSW - SLS Beachsafe

Wharf Beach

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

The main northern section of the beach (SH 50) curves gently north of the jetty for 200 m to the inner rocks of Laings Point. This is also a narrow high tide beach, widening to about 5 m at low tide. It is backed by a low seawall, walkway, and... Read more

The main northern section of the beach (SH 50) curves gently north of the jetty for 200 m to the inner rocks of Laings Point. This is also a narrow high tide beach, widening to about 5 m at low tide. It is backed by a low seawall, walkway, and from the south, a hotel, then beachfront houses, with many dinghies pulled up against the seawall and boats moored within 20 m of the beach.Between Laings Point and South Head is 1 km of west-facing rocky shore containing the two small Camp Cove and Lady Bay.

Swimming

There are swimming pools at Wharf Beach (Watsons Bay)

Surfing

Usually none

Fishing

The many beaches, rocky shore and jetties attract a wide range of fishers to the southern harbour foreshore.

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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.

TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
23°C
Water
23°C
UV Rating
10 / 11
Saturday, 27 Feb 10:47

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.


Watsons Bay, NSW 2030
Includes beaches: Manly Cove E, Camp Cove, Lady Bay
Length: 0.2km
General Hazard Rating: 0/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: nswSH50
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