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Sandfly Beach

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
task53
State/Region:
TAS - Nugara
Post Code:
7256
General Beach Hazard Rating:
7/10 (Highly hazardous)

Beach

Sandfly Beach (KI 53) is located 5 km southeast of Currie and is a relatively straight 900 m long west-southwest-facing sandy beach, bordered by irregular granite rocks and reefs, with scattered reefs extending up to 500 m offshore. The beach receives waves reduced to about 1.5 m, which maintain a steep sandy beach and a transverse bar and rip system with usually two beach rips associated with rock outcrops. It is backed by well vegetated massive Holocene dunes extending up to 3.3 km inland and to 104 m in height. The beach can be accessed in the north off the Badger Box Creek track.

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 12° wind W/

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17.7°8.6° 14° 14° 16° 15° 15°

Stanley (3 km) issued at Wed 6 May 03:00 (EST)

WATER

15

Issued at Tue, May 5 13:07

SWELL FORECAST

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • WSW
    1.2 m
  • SE
    0.8 m
  • N
    0 m
  • N
    0 m
  • N
    0 m

Nugara issued at Mon, May 4 22:00 (EST)

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UV INDEX

2

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • High
    0:57
    3.11m
  • Low
    7:41
    0.77m
  • High
    13:45
    3.16m
  • Low
    20:08
    1.13m
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Stanley issued at Wed, May 6 00:00 (Local Time)

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TODAY'S RADAR

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