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Sandfly Beach

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
tasK53
Includes Beaches:
ettrick beach millers bay (s) millers bay (n) badger box creek (s) badger box creek (n) british admiral beach halfmoon bay netherby bay little beach
State/Region:
TAS Nugara
Post Code:
7256
General Beach Hazard Rating:
7/10 (Highly hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
badger box creek (s)  (0.5km) millers bay (n)  (0.8km) badger box creek (n)  (0.9km) millers bay (s)  (0.9km) ettrick beach  (1.4km)

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

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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: 28/08/2013 12:05:29

       

      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

          Fri, 30 Sep 09:00 pm

          KING IS AP (6 km)


          Rain.
          12.00 °C
          WNW/20 km/h
          Wind

          Weather information
          FriSatSunMonTueWed
          15° 15° 18° 10° 14° 14° 15°

          WATER

          13

          Issued at Fri, 30 Sep 14:22

          SWELL FORECAST

          Friday
          Saturday
          Sunday
          Monday
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • AM
          • PM
          • E
            6 km/h
            2.6m
          • SSW
            7 km/h
            2.2m
          • WNW
            19 km/h
            2.1m
          • W
            31 km/h
            2.7m
          • SSE
            21 km/h
            2.1m
          • W
            19 km/h
            2.1m
          • WNW
            30 km/h
            3.2m
          • WNW
            50 km/h
            5.3m
          • WNW
            40 km/h

          Nugara issued at Thu, 29 Sep 17:58

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          Today's Swell Description
          Wind:
          East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning.
          Swell:
          Westerly 2 to 3 metres, tending southwesterly 2 to 3 metres during the morning. 2nd
          Seas:
          Below 1 metre. 1st
          Weather:
          Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

          UV INDEX

          6



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          TODAY'S TIDE

          • low
            05:32
            0.50m
          • high
            11:31
            1.27m
          • low
            18:05
            0.50m

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          King Island (Grassy) issued at Fri, 30 Sep 21:42

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          TODAY'S RADAR

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