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Alexander Bay (1)

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
wa0095
State/Region:
WA Howick
Post Code:
6450
Length:
1.7km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
7/10 (Extremely hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
taylor boat harbour  (0.9km) taylor boat harbour (w)  (2.1km) alexander bay (2)  (2.4km) kennedys (w)  (3km) kennedys beach  (3.7km)

Beach

Beach WA 95 commences on the western side of the low sloping granite of Alexander Point and trends northwest for 1.7 km to a low 100 m long granite outcrop. The beach is well exposed to the southwest waves and winds, with a 100 m wide rip dominated surf zone (Fig. 2.11b), and backing massive active and vegetated transgressive dunes, the latter extending up to 6 km inland. Several beach rips and permanent rips against the boundary rocks, as well as a rock reef near the centre of the beach result in hazardous swimming conditions.

Location

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      Shark Alert Number

      For shark sightings call Water Police on 9442 8600

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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

      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, 12 Feb 11:00 am

        ESPERANCE NTC A (53 km)


        Partly cloudy.
        22.10 °C
        -/0 km/h
        Wind

        Weather information
        FriSatSunMonTueWed
        28° 17° 23° 16° 24° 14° 25° 13° 28° 13° 30° 15°

        WATER

        20

        Issued at Thu, 11 Feb 12:05

        SWELL FORECAST

        Friday
        Saturday
        Sunday
        Monday
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • WSW
          15 km/h
          1.9m
        • SSW
          21 km/h
          1.8m
        • SSW
          16 km/h
          1.8m
        • S
          17 km/h
          2m
        • SSE
          11 km/h
          2.1m
        • S
          13 km/h
          2.2m
        • S
          11 km/h
          2m
        • SSE
          14 km/h
          1.9m

        Howick issued at Thu, 11 Feb 19:58

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        Today's Swell Description
        Wind:
        South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then tending south to southwesterly in the morning.
        Swell:
        Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
        Seas:
        Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
        Weather:
        Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

        UV INDEX

        12



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        TODAY'S TIDE

        • High
          00:33
          0.90m
        • Low
          07:27
          0.35m
        • High
          13:11
          0.74m
        • Low
          19:11
          0.48m

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        Esperance issued at Fri, 12 Feb 00:00

        WARNINGS

        TODAY'S RADAR

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