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Alfhild Bight (1)

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
tas0680
State/Region:
TAS Maydena
Post Code:
7140
Length:
0.2km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
5/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
alfhild bight (2)  (0.2km) dennis gulch  (0.4km) alfhild bight (3)  (0.4km) sandblow bay (n)  (0.7km) sandblow bay (3)  (0.9km)

Beach

Alfhild Bight commences 800 m to the north and is a curving 700 m wide west-facing rocky bay containing three beaches (T 680-682). The beaches are sheltered by reefs within the bay as well as Hobbs Island and the Alfhild and Horseshoe reefs, all of which extend between 1 and 3 km west of the bight. Beach T 680 is located in the southern corner and faces north up the bay. It is sheltered from direct swell with waves averaging less than 0.5 m at the shore. The 200 m long sandy beach is fronted by shore-perpendicular rock ridges that also form the bay floor.

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 12:05:18

       

      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

          Sun, 31 Jul 04:00 pm

          LOW ROCKY POINT (23 km)


          Partly cloudy.
          11.50 °C
          NW/33 km/h
          Wind

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          WATER

          13

          Issued at Sun, 31 Jul 14:03

          SWELL FORECAST

          Sunday
          Monday
          Tuesday
          Wednesday
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • W
            38 km/h
            3.5m
          • NW
            34 km/h
            2.8m
          • NE
            20 km/h
            2.8m
          • SW
            29 km/h
            4.1m
          • SSW
            36 km/h
            4.9m
          • SSE
            28 km/h
            4.4m
          • SE
            18 km/h
            3.6m
          • SE
            19 km/h
            3.2m

          Maydena issued at Sat, 30 Jul 21:03

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          Today's Swell Description
          Wind:
          Westerly 20 to 30 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and evening.
          Swell:
          Westerly near 3 metres decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
          Seas:
          2 to 3 metres.
          Weather:
          Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

          UV INDEX

          TODAY'S TIDE

          • low
            00:42
            0.42m
          • high
            11:29
            0.97m
          • low
            12:23
            0.96m
          • high
            14:33
            1.01m

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          Bramble Cove issued at Sun, 31 Jul 17:16

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          TODAY'S RADAR

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