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Adams Beach

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
tas1227
Includes Beaches:
Adams Beach
State/Region:
TAS - Bridport
Post Code:
7262
General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach

Adams Beach (T 1227) commences at the river mouth in lee of the wide sand flats and trends to the northeast, then east for 2.2 km to the small Granite Point. It is backed by a 100-150 m wide series of low foredunes and a drained 1 km wide wetland, all part of a series of spits that extend west towards the river. The first 1 km of beach lies in lee of the sand flats, with low waves at the shore. The sand flats narrow to a low tide terrace along the eastern kilometre, with waves averaging 0.5-1 m reaching the shore and forming rips at low tide closer to Granite Point. The entire beach and backing low vegetated foredunes are part of Granite Point Conservation Area, with farmland on the drained wetland behind. The eastern end of the beach is located 100 m west of the Granite Point car park, which overlooks the beach.

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Spaces:
20

Location

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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

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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 13° wind WSW/17 km/h

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BRIDPORT (3 km) issued at Wed 17 Sep 15:00 (EST)

WATER

13

Issued at Wed, September 17 13:00

SWELL FORECAST

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • E
    0.2 m
  • SE
    0.1 m
  • WNW
    0.1 m
  • WNW
    0.2 m
  • WNW
    0.1 m

Bridport issued at Tue, September 16 22:00 (EST)

UV INDEX

3

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • High
    5:47
    3.25m
  • Low
    12:01
    0.93m
  • High
    17:52
    3.25m
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Low Head issued at Wed, September 17 00:00 (Local Time)

WARNINGS

TODAY'S RADAR

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