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Hastings Point Inlet

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Beach Number:
nsw007
Includes Beaches:
Hastings Point Inlet
State/Region:
NSW - Hastings Point
Post Code:
2489
General Beach Hazard Rating:
3/10 ( Least hazardous)

Beach

The Hastings Point beach (NSW 7) is located on the southern side of the Cudgera Creek mouth, which flows out against the low Hastings Point. The curving 600 m long beach commences at the road bridge and trends initially south. It then curves to the east in lee of Hastings Point, to face north across the shallow sand and rocky inlet (Fig. 4.11). It is an attractive spot with a grassy park behind which is good parking right on Hastings Point, and protection from southerly winds and most waves. It is popular with swimmers, families and fishers, but beware of the deep tidal channel and strong currents that reverse with the tides. The park behind the inlet is available for camping on long weekends and school holiday periods.

Surfing

None in the inlet, however surfers drive to the car park on the crest of point to check the waves and Cudgera Beach.

Fishing

This is a popular fishing location with good parking and access to the creek and point. Flat Rock on the north side of the point and Snapper Rock below the southern car park are fished for tailor and snapper

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Surface:
Gravel/formed
Spaces:
100

Location

Information Symbols

  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Showers Showers
  • Shops Shops
  • Park Park
  • Picnic Picnic
  • Shade Shade
  • Parking Parking
  • Bus Bus

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.

 

PATROL INFORMATION

There is no beach service this week.

STATISTICS

July 2014 - June 2015

Rescues:
0
First Aids:
0
Preventative Actions:
0

The following organisations contribute to the above totals:

Hazards

Service Providers

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.

WEATHER

Today 13° wind WSW/9 km/h

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COOLANGATTA (23 km) issued at Tue 29 Jul 18:00 (EST)

WATER

21

Issued at Tue, July 29 13:00

SWELL FORECAST

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • SSE
    0.5 m
  • ENE
    0.4 m
  • ENE
    0.3 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m

Hastings Point issued at Mon, July 28 22:00 (EST)

UV INDEX

4

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • Low
    3:40
    0.32m
  • High
    9:29
    1.24m
  • Low
    15:16
    0.35m
  • High
    21:48
    1.57m
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Yamba issued at Tue, July 29 00:00 (Local Time)

WARNINGS

TODAY'S RADAR

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