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Alfhild Bight (1)

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
tas0680
State/Region:
TAS
Post Code:
7001
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

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

No Service: Beach not patrolled out of season There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Education section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.

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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

Today 8° ESE/22.00 km/h

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LOW ROCKY POINT (23 km) issued at Mon 6 Jul 00:00

WATER

13

Issued at Sun, July 5 14:06

SWELL FORECAST

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • SSW
    1.8 m
  • S
    2.1 m
  • S
    1.7 m
  • SW
    1.4 m
  • SSW
    1.2 m

issued at Sun, July 5 04:41

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UV INDEX

1

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • Low
    05:53
    0.37m
  • High
    12:36
    1.24m
  • Low
    17:59
    0.88m
  • High
    23:37
    1.37m
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Hobart issued at Mon, July 6 00:00

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TODAY'S RADAR

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