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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

        Wed, 27 Jul 11:00 pm

        CARNARVON AIRPO (51 km)


        Possible light rain.
        13.50 °C
        SSE/13 km/h
        Wind

        Weather information
        ThuFriSatSunMonTue
        27° 13° 28° 14° 27° 14° 22° 13° 21° 10° 23°

        WATER

        23

        Issued at Wed, 27 Jul 12:02

        SWELL FORECAST

        Thursday
        Friday
        Saturday
        Sunday
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • SSE
          8 km/h
          1.8m
        • SSW
          10 km/h
          1.7m
        • E
          10 km/h
          1.6m
        • WNW
          14 km/h
          1.8m
        • SSE
          10 km/h
          1.7m
        • SSW
          19 km/h
          1.7m
        • S
          32 km/h
          3.1m
        • SSE
          37 km/h
          4m

        Macleod issued at Wed, 27 Jul 19:43

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        Today's Swell Description
        Wind:
        Northeast to southeast 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Coral Bay during the day. Becoming variable around 10 knots during the evening.
        Swell:
        Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres. 2nd
        Seas:
        Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. 1st
        Weather:
        Sunny.

        UV INDEX

        5



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        TODAY'S TIDE

        • high
          03:38
          1.33m
        • low
          10:38
          0.63m
        • high
          16:15
          0.94m
        • low
          21:13
          0.70m

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        Cape Cuvier issued at Thu, 28 Jul 01:18

        WARNINGS

        TODAY'S RADAR

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