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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.

    Last updated: 28/08/2013 12:04:53

     

    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

      Thu, 30 Jun 09:00 pm

      PT PERPENDICULA (8 km)


      Partly cloudy.
      10.60 °C
      -/0 km/h
      Wind

      Weather information
      ThuFriSatSunMonTue
      15° 15° 17° 17° 16° 16°

      WATER

      19

      Issued at Thu, 30 Jun 14:04

      SWELL FORECAST

      Thursday
      Friday
      Saturday
      Sunday
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • NW
        20 km/h
        0.5m
      • NW
        30 km/h
        0.8m
      • WNW
        34 km/h
        1m
      • W
        27 km/h
        0.7m
      • WNW
        18 km/h
        0.4m
      • WNW
        15 km/h
        0.3m
      • WNW
        17 km/h
        0.9m
      • NW
        14 km/h
        0.6m

      Callala Bay issued at Wed, 29 Jun 17:59

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      Today's Swell Description
      Wind:
      Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
      Swell:
      Southerly below 1 metre.
      Seas:
      1.5 to 2.5 metres.
      Weather:
      Partly cloudy.

      UV INDEX

      2



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      TODAY'S TIDE

      • high
        04:15
        1.25m
      • low
        10:24
        0.30m
      • high
        17:00
        1.52m
      • low
        23:32
        0.37m

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      Crookhaven Heads issued at Thu, 30 Jun 22:12

      WARNINGS

      TODAY'S RADAR

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