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Adams Beach

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
tas1227
State/Region:
TAS Bridport
Post Code:
7262
Length:
2.2km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
granite point  (0.6km) granite point (e)  (0.7km) mermain beach  (1km) old pier beach  (1.1km) lades beach  (1.2km)

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.

Location

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area Formal parking area

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 12:04:54

     

    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 03:00 pm

        BRIDPORT (2 km)


        Late rain.
        13.50 °C
        SW/44 km/h
        Wind

        Weather information
        SunMonTueWedThuFri
        18° 16° 15° 15° 19° 21°

        WATER

        13

        Issued at Sat, 01 Oct 14:21

        SWELL FORECAST

        Sunday
        Monday
        Tuesday
        Wednesday
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • WNW
          14 km/h
          1m
        • NE
          14 km/h
          0.6m
        • SW
          21 km/h
          1.3m
        • WNW
          35 km/h
          2.6m
        • WNW
          34 km/h
          2.6m
        • W
          32 km/h
          2.2m
        • W
          26 km/h
          2.2m
        • W
          38 km/h
          2.9m
        • W
          31 km/h

        Bridport issued at Sat, 01 Oct 17:47

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        Today's Swell Description
        Wind:
        West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting north to northeasterly 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
        Swell:
        Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
        Seas:
        1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
        Weather:
        Partly cloudy. 90% chance of rain from late morning.

        UV INDEX

        5



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        TODAY'S TIDE

        • high
          00:38
          3.03m
        • low
          08:07
          0.89m
        • high
          14:02
          3.06m
        • low
          20:32
          0.82m

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        Bell Bay issued at Sun, 02 Oct 09:16

        WARNINGS

        TODAY'S RADAR

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