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Accident Ck (N 2)

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
qld0036
State/Region:
QLD Karumba
Post Code:
4891
Length:
4.6km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
accident ck (n 1)  (2.9km) accident ck (s)  (5km) brannigan ck (s 1)  (7km) brannigan ck (s 2)  (7.8km) bold pt  (8.1km)

Beach

Beach Q 35 extends from the north side of Accident Creek at Fitzmaurice Point north for 3.7 km to a small tidal creek. The beach is part of a ‘drumstick’ barrier that has prograded south to the creek mouth as a series of more than 15 recurved spits. Beach Q 36 commences on the north side of the small creek and trends north for 4.6 km, finally grading into mangroves on the open shore in lee of the extensive tidal shoals of the Smithburne River. It is a narrow barrier also composed of south-trending recurved spits. Both beaches are fronted by 200 m wide sand flats, then low tide mud flats. They are backed by salt flats and inner Holocene and Pleistocene barriers extending more than 10 km inland.

Location

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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.

      Last updated: 28/08/2013 12:04:51

       

      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

        Wed, 04 May 02:00 am

        NORMANTON AP (40 km)


        Possible afternoon storm.
        27.70 °C
        SSE/19 km/h
        Wind

        Weather information
        WedThuFriSatSunMon
        33° 26° 33° 25° 33° 25° 33° 25° 32° 25° 31° 25°

        WATER

        29

        Issued at Tue, 03 May 14:01

        SWELL FORECAST

        Wednesday
        Thursday
        Friday
        Saturday
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • S
          17 km/h
          0.7m
        • WSW
          12 km/h
          0.4m
        • ESE
          15 km/h
          0.5m
        • SW
          11 km/h
          0.4m
        • E
          9 km/h
          0.3m
        • W
          11 km/h
          0.4m
        • ESE
          13 km/h
          0.4m
        • SW
          12 km/h
          0.4m

        Karumba issued at Tue, 03 May 22:20

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        Today's Swell Description
        Wind:
        Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots south of Kowanyama during the morning and early afternoon.
        Seas:
        1 to 1.5 metres.
        Weather:
        Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

        UV INDEX

        9



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        TODAY'S TIDE

        • low
          02:43
          1.60m
        • high
          15:09
          2.92m
        • low
          23:29
          1.70m

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        Karumba issued at Wed, 04 May 02:22

        WARNINGS

        TODAY'S RADAR

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