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Adams Bay

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
tasB83
Includes Beaches:
great bay (1) great bay (2) great bay (3) black rock point cockleshell beach (s) cockleshell beach (n) rat bay longfords beach bligh point (e 1)
State/Region:
TAS North Bruny
Post Code:
7150
Length:
0.5km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
great bay (3)  (0.9km) cockleshell beach (s)  (1.1km) cockleshell beach (n)  (1.2km) great bay (2)  (1.3km) great bay (1)  (1.6km)

Beach

At Saltwater Creek the shoreline turns and trends west to Adams Bay. This is the northernmost bay in the Great Bay and consists of a south-facing 500 m long low energy beach (BI 83) fronted by 300 m wide inner transverse and outer ridged sand flats which face due south towards Ford Bay 4 km to the south. The beach is backed by gently sloping partly cleared farmland, with an oyster works on the western point and oyster racks spread across the outer flats (Figure 4.112). At the western end of the beach the shoreline turns south for 1 km to Stallards Point and is backed by densely vegetated slopes rising to 80 m.

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: 27/08/2009 20:55:50

       

      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

          Sun, 29 May 05:00 am

          DENNES POINT (8 km)


          Showers.
          9.50 °C
          SW/20 km/h
          Wind

          Weather information
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          13° 12° 12° 13° 13° 14°

          WATER

          13

          Issued at Sat, 28 May 14:06

          SWELL FORECAST

          Sunday
          Monday
          Tuesday
          Wednesday
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • SSW
            27 km/h
            0.8m
          • SW
            24 km/h
            0.6m
          • WNW
            18 km/h
            0.3m
          • W
            10 km/h
            0.2m
          • NW
            8 km/h
            0.1m
          • NNE
            9 km/h
            0.1m
          • ENE
            13 km/h
            0.2m
          • N
            9 km/h
            0.2m

          North Bruny issued at Sat, 28 May 21:37

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          Today's Swell Description
          Wind:
          Southerly 10 to 20 knots.
          Swell:
          South to southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
          Seas:
          1 to 1.5 metres.
          Weather:
          Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

          UV INDEX

          1



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          TODAY'S TIDE

          • high
            00:36
            1.09m
          • low
            07:51
            0.41m
          • high
            14:48
            1.10m
          • low
            20:17
            0.86m

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          Port Huon issued at Sun, 29 May 05:42

          WARNINGS

          TODAY'S RADAR

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