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HASTINGS POINT INLET

Beach UNPATROLLED UNPATROLLED TODAY
Beach Number:
nsw007
State/Region:
NSW Hastings Point
Post Code:
2489
Length:
0.35km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
3/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
north beach/south bogangar  (0.9km) cudgera  (1km) norries head  (1.7km) pottsville  (2.6km) mooball  (3.3km)

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

Location

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area Formal parking area
  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Showers Showers
  • Shops Shops
  • Park Park
  • Picnic Picnic
  • Shade Shade
  • Bus Bus

Regulation Symbols

    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.

    Last updated: 28/08/2013 12:05:10

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    There is no beach service this week.

    STATISTICS

    July 2016 - June 2017

    Rescues:
    0
    First Aids:
    0
    Preventative Actions:
    0

    The following organisations contribute to the above totals: Hastings Point (Lifeguards)

    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

    Tue, 30 Aug 03:00 pm

    MURWILLUMBAH (12 km)


    Cloudy.
    22.20 °C
    NNE/6 km/h
    Wind

    Weather information
    WedThuFriSatSunMon
    23° 13° 25° 13° 24° 15° 23° 14° 22° 11° 20° 12°

    WATER

    21

    Issued at Tue, 30 Aug 14:03

    SWELL FORECAST

    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Saturday
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • W
      10 km/h
      0.8m
    • WNW
      17 km/h
      1.1m
    • NNW
      14 km/h
      0.7m
    • NE
      16 km/h
      0.8m
    • N
      19 km/h
      1.2m
    • S
      29 km/h
      1.5m
    • NW
      33 km/h
      2m
    • WNW
      19 km/h
      1.8m

    Hastings Point issued at Tue, 30 Aug 22:43

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    Today's Swell Description
    Wind:
    Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Cape Byron during the afternoon and evening.
    Swell:
    Southerly around 1 metre.
    Seas:
    1 to 2 metres.
    Weather:
    Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

    UV INDEX

    TODAY'S TIDE

    • low
      02:40
      0.20m
    • high
      07:16
      1.08m
    • low
      14:05
      0.20m
    • high
      19:34
      1.46m

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    Kingscliff issued at Wed, 31 Aug 03:09

    WARNINGS

    TODAY'S RADAR

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