Balgowan Boat Ramp - SA

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  Boat Ramp

Position

DEG: -34.322914 137.492447
DMS: 34º 19' 22.49" S 137º 29' 32.81" E
UTM: 53 H 6199225mN 729324mE
Altitude: 7m

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Address & Contact

Main St
Balgowan SA 5573
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://yorkepeninsula.com.au/fishing-spots/balgowan

Information

Boat fishing is popular at Balgowan and produces plenty of good-size King George Whiting. Squid, large Snook and Garfish can also be caught from the boat.

The single lane boat ramp is located just west of the general store, but it doesn’t have a floating boarding pontoon and can be a little tricky around dead low tide. The ramp is protected by a small breakwater to the west, but is open to winds from the north. Some locals prefer to launch from the beach via tractor.

Best times to visit Balgowan are autumn (when the weather is calmest) and, if you have a larger trailer boat, summer for big snapper. Incessant south-easterly winds can make summer fishing a challenge, but the results are often well worth the long boat rides and choppy seas.
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Closest Weather Station

Maitland at 18/09:00am CST
Distance from Balgowan Boat Ramp 17.55km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
11.6°C10.6°C83%8.8°C1018.2hPa0.4mmW4km/hr
2knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Maitland
Distance from Balgowan Boat Ramp 17.55km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C29.228.425.822.518.115.414.315.418.021.324.726.3
Mean Min. °C15.715.914.412.69.97.97.07.28.410.012.213.8
Mean Rain mm17.122.121.043.462.769.465.561.349.641.828.023.4

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