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CALLALA BAY

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
nsw421
State/Region:
NSW Callala Bay
Post Code:
2540
Length:
2.6km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
hare  (1.6km) chinamans/green pt  (2.7km) warrain south  (2.8km) cabbage tree  (3km) callala  (3.2km)

Beach

Callala Bay beach (NSW 421) commences at Red Point and curves to the west, then southwest for 2.8 km to the lee of the rocky Callala Point, where it faces east. The beach receives low refracted swell, which maintains a low gradient reflective beach with seagrass growing close to shore. The eastern 1.8 km is backed by densely vegetated 150 m wide barrier that narrows to the west where Wowly creek forms a boundary with the western section, which is backed by the beachfront Callala Bay community, that continues south along the rocky point. The sheltered area in lee of the point is used to launch and moor boats.

Swimming

These are three very low to low energy beaches, which are relatively isolated east of Callala Bay.

Fishing

All three beaches are fronted by clear water and shallow clean sand.

General

The northernmost section of Jervis Bay consists of 4 km wide Hare Bay which is bordered by Green and Callala points, and has 8 km of predominately low energy sandy shoreline, containing three beaches (NSW 419-421).

Location

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area Formal parking area
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Shops Shops
  • Park Park

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.

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    There is no beach service this week.

    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

      Mon, 15 Feb 01:00 am

      PT PERPENDICULA (8 km)


      Morning drizzle.
      22.20 °C
      S/17 km/h
      Wind

      Weather information
      MonTueWedThuFriSat
      28° 19° 26° 18° 24° 15° 27° 16° 28° 18° 26° 19°

      WATER

      24

      Issued at Sun, 14 Feb 15:01

      SWELL FORECAST

      Monday
      Tuesday
      Wednesday
      Thursday
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • S
        19 km/h
        0.6m
      • SSE
        14 km/h
        0.4m
      • SSW
        23 km/h
        0.5m
      • SSE
        29 km/h
        1.5m
      • SSW
        27 km/h
        0.7m
      • S
        14 km/h
        0.6m
      • WSW
        8 km/h
        0.3m
      • E
        16 km/h
        0.3m

      Callala Bay issued at Sun, 14 Feb 22:11

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      Today's Swell Description
      Wind:
      Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Point Perpendicular early in the morning, then tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
      Swell:
      Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Port Kembla during the morning.
      Seas:
      1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Port Kembla during the afternoon.
      Weather:
      Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

      UV INDEX

      12



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      TODAY'S TIDE

      • High
        02:28
        1.52m
      • Low
        08:51
        0.47m
      • High
        14:49
        1.29m
      • Low
        20:58
        0.45m

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      Port Kembla issued at Mon, 15 Feb 00:00

      WARNINGS

      TODAY'S RADAR

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