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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

          Sat, 01 Oct 08:00 pm

          CAPE SORELL (16 km)


          Showers.
          11.20 °C
          W/35 km/h
          Wind

          Weather information
          SatSunMonTueWedThu
          14° 19° 13° 13° 14° 17° 11°

          WATER

          13

          Issued at Sat, 01 Oct 14:21

          SWELL FORECAST

          Saturday
          Sunday
          Monday
          Tuesday
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • E
            21 km/h
            2m
          • WNW
            31 km/h
            2.2m
          • S
            23 km/h
            2.3m
          • ESE
            30 km/h
            2.6m
          • NNW
            30 km/h
            3.1m
          • NW
            48 km/h
            5.9m
          • WNW
            40 km/h
            6.6m
          • W
            45 km/h
            6m
          • WSW
            40 km/h

          Macquarie Heads issued at Fri, 30 Sep 17:59

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          Today's Swell Description
          Wind:
          Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting westerly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Reaching up to 30 knots near Maatsuyker Island in the late evening.
          Swell:
          Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. 2nd
          Seas:
          1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres later in the evening. 1st
          Weather:
          Cloudy. 80% chance of showers inshore, 60% chance elsewhere.

          UV INDEX

          5



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          TODAY'S TIDE

          • high
            00:22
            0.91m
          • low
            06:28
            0.54m
          • high
            12:38
            0.95m
          • low
            18:40
            0.54m

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          Granville Harbour issued at Sat, 01 Oct 20:20

          WARNINGS

          TODAY'S RADAR

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