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Alau Creek

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
nt0228
State/Region:
NT Cobourg
Post Code:

Length:
2.6km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
trepang bay (25)  (0.9km) trepang bay (24)  (1.2km) alau creek (east)  (1.2km) trepang bay (23)  (1.3km) trepang bay (22)  (2.3km)

Beach

The central portion of the bay has been infilled by up to 1.5 km of low beach ridge-cheniers-salt flat plain. Alaru Creek drains through the centre of the plain, with beach NT 228 to the south and NT 229 to the north. Beach NT 228 is a 2.6 km long, slightly curving, northwest-facing, low energy strip of high tide sand fronted by 800 m wide mud flats. It is backed by an inner chenier and extensive salt flats (Fig. 5.35) and abuts 20 m high bluffs at the western end, on top of which is a solitary house.

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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

    • Sharks Sharks
    • Irukandji Irukandji
    • Bluebottles Bluebottles
    • Chironex Chironex
    • Crocodiles Crocodiles
    • High Tide Range High Tide Range

    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

      Sun, 07 Feb 09:00 am

      BLACK POINT (12 km)


      Possible shower or storm.
      29.80 °C
      CALM/0 km/h
      Wind

      Weather information
      SunMonTueWedThuFri
      34° 27° 34° 27° 34° 28° 34° 27° 33° 27° 33° 26°

      WATER

      31

      Issued at Sat, 06 Feb 13:33

      SWELL FORECAST

      Sunday
      Monday
      Tuesday
      Wednesday
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • W
        11 km/h
        0.4m
      • WNW
        17 km/h
        0.5m
      • W
        11 km/h
        0.4m
      • WNW
        18 km/h
        0.7m
      • W
        13 km/h
        0.5m
      • WNW
        15 km/h
        0.6m
      • W
        15 km/h
        0.4m
      • WNW
        19 km/h
        0.8m

      Cobourg issued at Sat, 06 Feb 17:41

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      Today's Swell Description
      Wind:
      Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
      Swell:
      Below 0.5 metres.
      Seas:
      Below 1 metre.
      Weather:
      Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

      UV INDEX

      15



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      TODAY'S TIDE

      • High
        04:51
        5.91m
      • Low
        11:41
        1.59m
      • High
        18:11
        7.01m

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      Darwin issued at Sun, 07 Feb 00:00

      WARNINGS

      TODAY'S RADAR

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