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820

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
qld0820
State/Region:
QLD Hinchinbrook Island
Post Code:
4849
Length:
0.1km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
hillock point (south)  (0.4km) hillock point (north)  (0.6km) 819  (0.6km) 823  (1.4km) 824  (2.2km)

Beach

Beach 820 is a 100 m pocket of sand, shell and boulders; the latter delivered by the creek that descends steeply from the small backing valley. Beach 821 is the northern part of the boulder and sand beach that ties 70 m high Hillock Point to the mainland. The beach faces north and is predominantly boulders, with some sand at high tide.

Swimming

Only beach 820 is suitable for swimming, owing to the dominance of boulders and rocks at beaches 820 and 821.

Surfing

Usually none.

Fishing

All three offer good access to rocks and rock reef.

General

Three pockets of sand and boulders that are mainly viewed by passing boat fishers.

Location

Information Symbols

    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: 19/03/2009 19:48:23

       

      PATROL INFORMATION

      There is no beach service this week.

      Hazards

      • 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

        Fri, 30 Sep 12:00 am

        LUCINDA (8 km)


        Shower or two.
        25.90 °C
        NNW/37 km/h
        Wind

        Weather information
        FriSatSunMonTueWed
        31° 23° 30° 21° 30° 23° 31° 23° 29° 22° 29° 23°

        WATER

        26

        Issued at Thu, 29 Sep 14:24

        SWELL FORECAST

        Friday
        Saturday
        Sunday
        Monday
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • SW
          12 km/h
          0.4m
        • SE
          11 km/h
          0.4m
        • ESE
          5 km/h
          0.3m
        • NE
          19 km/h
          0.7m
        • NNE
          12 km/h
          0.4m
        • NNE
          18 km/h
          0.6m
        • NW
          12 km/h
          0.4m
        • E
          19 km/h
          0.5m

        Hinchinbrook Island issued at Thu, 29 Sep 17:58

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        Today's Swell Description
        Wind:
        Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Winds tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots from the west during the morning, then turning north to northeasterly during the afternoon.
        Swell:
        East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
        Seas:
        Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
        Weather:
        Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm in the morning.

        UV INDEX

        15



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        TODAY'S TIDE

        • low
          02:40
          0.83m
        • high
          08:38
          2.77m
        • low
          14:39
          0.87m
        • high
          20:49
          3.00m

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        Lucinda (Offshore) issued at Fri, 30 Sep 01:13

        WARNINGS

        TODAY'S RADAR

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