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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 (Highly 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

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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 12:05:07

       

      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

          Tue, 03 May 08:00 pm

          CAPE SORELL (16 km)


          Showers. Windy.
          10.80 °C
          WNW/56 km/h
          Wind

          Weather information
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          16° 15° 17° 14° 17° 10° 20° 20°

          WATER

          16

          Issued at Tue, 03 May 14:01

          SWELL FORECAST

          Tuesday
          Wednesday
          Thursday
          Friday
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • WNW
            50 km/h
            5.3m
          • WNW
            47 km/h
            5.8m
          • WNW
            40 km/h
            6.7m
          • NW
            51 km/h
            6.6m
          • NNW
            50 km/h
            6.2m
          • NNW
            53 km/h
            5.7m
          • WNW
            42 km/h
            5m
          • NW
            31 km/h
            4.3m

          Macquarie Heads issued at Mon, 02 May 22:14

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          Today's Swell Description
          Wind:
          Northwesterly 25 to 35 knots turning westerly 30 to 35 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
          Swell:
          Westerly 5 to 6 metres.
          Seas:
          2.5 to 4 metres.
          Weather:
          Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning, with possible hail in the late afternoon and evening.

          UV INDEX

          2



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          TODAY'S TIDE

          • low
            07:21
            0.56m
          • high
            22:06
            0.76m

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          Granville Harbour issued at Tue, 03 May 20:42

          WARNINGS

          TODAY'S RADAR

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