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Albina Creek

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
tas0766
Includes Beaches:
Albina Creek
State/Region:
TAS - Strahan
Post Code:
7468
General Beach Hazard Rating:
8/10 (Highly hazardous)

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.

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 11° wind W/52 km/h

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STRAHAN AP (28 km) issued at Wed 30 Jul 02:00 (EST)

WATER

14

Issued at Tue, July 29 13:00

SWELL FORECAST

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  • N
    0 m
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    0 m
  • N
    0 m
  • W
    7.4 m
  • N
    0 m

Strahan issued at Mon, July 28 22:00 (EST)

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UV INDEX

2

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • High
    1:29
    3.00m
  • Low
    7:57
    0.80m
  • High
    14:08
    3.11m
  • Low
    20:28
    1.05m
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Burnie issued at Wed, July 30 00:00 (Local Time)

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TODAY'S RADAR

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