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17 Mile Well

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
wa1448
State/Region:
WA Macleod
Post Code:
6701
Length:
2.8km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
7/10 (Highly hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
17 mile well (n 1)  (1.1km) 17 mile well (n 2)  (2.8km) 17 mile well (n 3)  (4.6km) point culver (e)  (6km) point culver (s)  (6.7km)

Beach

Beach WA 1448 is located immediately west of 17 Mile Well in the centre of the embayment. It is a west-facing 2.8 km long high tide beach, fronted by low calcarenite bluffs toward each end and a central sandy section. The entire beach is paralleled by a 50 m wide calcarenite platform/reef. It is backed initially by 60 m high cliffs, while to the north an active sand ramp has climbed steep slopes and reached the top of the bluffs. A vehicle track runs down the backing slopes to provide access to the shore.

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.

      Last updated: 28/08/2013 12:04:53

       

      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, 27 May 02:00 pm

        CARNARVON AIRPO (51 km)


        Partly cloudy.
        23.10 °C
        SSW/28 km/h
        Wind

        Weather information
        FriSatSunMonTueWed
        25° 15° 24° 15° 23° 14° 22° 13° 22° 11° 24° 13°

        WATER

        24

        Issued at Fri, 27 May 12:06

        SWELL FORECAST

        Friday
        Saturday
        Sunday
        Monday
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • SE
          20 km/h
          1.8m
        • S
          19 km/h
          1.7m
        • S
          17 km/h
          1.8m
        • S
          23 km/h
          2.2m
        • SE
          19 km/h
          3.1m
        • S
          23 km/h
          3.1m
        • SE
          19 km/h
          2.5m
        • S
          21 km/h
          2.1m

        Macleod issued at Thu, 26 May 16:15

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        Today's Swell Description
        Wind:
        Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
        Swell:
        Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
        Seas:
        1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1.5 metres south of Coral Bay by early evening.
        Weather:
        Mostly sunny.

        UV INDEX

        5



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        TODAY'S TIDE

        • high
          01:32
          1.21m
        • low
          06:18
          0.91m
        • high
          12:42
          1.50m
        • low
          19:44
          0.57m

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        Cape Cuvier issued at Fri, 27 May 16:30

        WARNINGS

        TODAY'S RADAR

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