Sydney beaches water sampling sites

Discover where and when we collect water samples in Sydney.

Our Beachwatch program monitors 97 swimming sites in Sydney.

Area

Number of sites

Sampling frequency

Monitored by

Ocean beaches

41

Weekly year round

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Pittwater

10

Weekly, Oct - Apr
Monthly, May - Sep

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Sydney Harbour

26

Weekly, Oct - Apr
Monthly, May - Sep

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Botany Bay and lower Georges River

15

Weekly, Oct - Apr
Monthly, May - Sep

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Port Hacking

5

Weekly, Oct - Apr
Monthly, May - Sep

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Locations that we monitor

The map below shows the locations in the Sydney region monitored by us or by councils in the Beachwatch Partnership Program.

Our most up-to-date maps are in our annual State of the Beaches report.