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Albina Rock (S 1)

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
tas0764
State/Region:
TAS Macquarie Heads
Post Code:
7468
Length:
0.5km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
8/10 (Extremely hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
albina rock (s 2)  (0.3km) waller creek  (0.5km) albina rock (s 3)  (0.6km) albina creek  (0.8km) albina rock (s 4)  (0.9km)

Beach

Beach T 764 commences on the northern side of the rocks and continues north for 500 m to the next rocky point with the reefs extending 1.5 km offshore to Albina Rock. The beach is exposed to the prevailing high waves and has a double bar system, with the inner surf zone containing a mixture of sand and rocks and reefs, drained by rips to each end of the beach, while the outer surf zone has a sandy bar drained by rips to each side. Active sand dunes commence right at the beach and extend up to 400 m inland reaching 50 m in height. A small creek drains across the southern end of the beach.

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.

       

      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

          Mon, 15 Feb 01:00 am

          CAPE SORELL (16 km)


          Showers. Becoming windy.
          14.00 °C
          W/22 km/h
          Wind

          Weather information
          MonTueWedThuFriSat
          17° 11° 14° 16° 11° 19° 14° 19° 11° 22° 10°

          WATER

          18

          Issued at Sun, 14 Feb 15:01

          SWELL FORECAST

          Monday
          Tuesday
          Wednesday
          Thursday
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • NW
            34 km/h
            3.7m
          • W
            50 km/h
            4.2m
          • SW
            34 km/h
            4.6m
          • SSW
            34 km/h
            4.5m
          • SSW
            21 km/h
            3.7m
          • SSW
            23 km/h
            2.9m
          • SSW
            16 km/h
            2.4m
          • SW
            17 km/h
            2.2m

          Macquarie Heads issued at Sun, 14 Feb 22:11

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          UV INDEX

          8



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          TODAY'S TIDE

          • High
            05:46
            3.58m
          • Low
            12:15
            0.28m
          • High
            18:21
            3.45m

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          Burnie issued at Mon, 15 Feb 00:00

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