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Allom Point (west)

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
qld1150
State/Region:
QLD Koumala
Post Code:
4738
Length:
0.6km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
allom point  (0.7km) allom point (east 1)  (1km) allom point (east 2)  (1.3km) allom point (east 3)  (1.9km) dawson creek  (2.6km)

Beach

Allom Point is a 30 m high, wooded headland that forms the southern entrance to Llewellyn Bay. There is no vehicle access to, and no development on, the point or its adjoining beaches. To the west of the point is the low energy, largely sand-filled, tide dominated bay. Just inside the western side of the point is a 600 m long sand spit (1150). The spit is backed by mangroves and high tide salt flats and fronted by sand to mud flats up to 1 km wide, with mangroves increasing toward the point. A small creek drains the backing flats and exits via the southern end of the spit.

Swimming

None of these beaches are suitable for swimming, except at high tide during calm conditions. Be very careful on the point beach due to the dominance of rocks.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Best in the spit beach creek, or off the point rocks at high tide.

General

Three isolated beaches that are only accessible by boat, and even then with some difficulty on the rocky point beaches.

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: 22/04/2009 14:00:18

       

      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

        Sun, 28 Aug 06:00 pm

        MACKAY AP (23 km)


        Clear.
        18.10 °C
        SE/19 km/h
        Wind

        Weather information
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        23° 25° 13° 25° 16° 25° 16° 25° 16° 26° 17°

        WATER

        21

        Issued at Sun, 28 Aug 14:02

        SWELL FORECAST

        Sunday
        Monday
        Tuesday
        Wednesday
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • S
          12 km/h
          0.2m
        • SE
          12 km/h
          0.3m
        • SE
          13 km/h
          0.5m
        • ESE
          15 km/h
          1m
        • ESE
          14 km/h
          0.8m
        • ESE
          18 km/h
          1.1m
        • SSE
          14 km/h
          0.5m
        • ESE
          14 km/h
          0.8m

        Koumala issued at Sat, 27 Aug 22:37

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        Today's Swell Description
        Wind:
        Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Hamilton Island during the afternoon and evening. Turning easterly in the late evening.
        Swell:
        Easterly below 1 metre.
        Seas:
        Around 1 metre.
        Weather:
        Sunny.

        UV INDEX

        TODAY'S TIDE

        • low
          02:10
          1.22m
        • high
          08:05
          5.04m
        • low
          14:15
          0.96m
        • high
          20:29
          6.15m

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        Hay Point issued at Sun, 28 Aug 18:40

        WARNINGS

        TODAY'S RADAR

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