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Albina Creek

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
tas0766
State/Region:
TAS Macquarie Heads
Post Code:
7468
Length:
0.55km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
8/10 (Highly hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
albina creek (n 1)  (0.2km) waller creek  (0.3km) albina creek (n 2)  (0.5km) albina rock (s 1)  (0.8km) albina rock (s 2)  (1.1km)

Beach

Beach T 766 is located 300 m to the north at the mouth of Albina Creek. The creek emerges from a narrow 100 m deep V-shaped valley to flow though an elongate 300 m long lagoon and then across the southern end of the 550 m long beach (Fig. 4.150). Densely vegetated dune-draped slopes border the beach, with rocky points and reefs to either side. The beach has an inner bar, which at times merges with a tidal delta, an inner rip draining out through the boundary rocks and an outer bar which links in the south with the Waller Creek bar. A vegetated dune-draped point forms the northern boundary with beach T 767 occupying a 200 m long section of shore dominated by rock outcrops and reefs extending 200 m offshore, and lowering waves to about 0.5 m at the shore. It is backed by vegetated dunes then slopes that rise to 90 m. A walking track reaches the northern end of the beach.

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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 12:05:05

       

      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

          Wed, 01 Jun 03:00 pm

          CAPE SORELL (15 km)


          Partly cloudy.
          15.00 °C
          NNE/4 km/h
          Wind

          Weather information
          WedThuFriSatSunMon
          13° 14° 14° 15° 14° 14°

          WATER

          14

          Issued at Tue, 31 May 14:07

          SWELL FORECAST

          Wednesday
          Thursday
          Friday
          Saturday
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • ENE
            15 km/h
            2m
          • S
            9 km/h
            2.7m
          • E
            9 km/h
            3.1m
          • SE
            9 km/h
            2.8m
          • E
            9 km/h
            2.6m
          • ESE
            10 km/h
            2.3m
          • ESE
            16 km/h
            2.2m
          • ESE
            15 km/h
            2.3m

          Macquarie Heads issued at Tue, 31 May 18:48

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          Today's Swell Description
          Wind:
          North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
          Swell:
          Westerly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
          Seas:
          Below 1 metre.
          Weather:
          Mostly sunny.

          UV INDEX

          1



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          TODAY'S TIDE

          • low
            02:55
            0.65m
          • high
            16:53
            0.84m

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          Granville Harbour issued at Wed, 01 Jun 15:30

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          TODAY'S RADAR

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