Blenheim - Beach in HMAS Creswell Canberra Jervis Bay Territory - SLS Beachsafe

Blenheim Jervis Bay Territory

Blenheim Bay (NSW 429) is located 100 m to the south and is a 200 m long pocket beach, surrounded by densely wooded slopes, with a car park and picnic area situated on the northern headland, providing a view of the beach. The beach receives low swell and is usually... Read more

Blenheim Bay (NSW 429) is located 100 m to the south and is a 200 m long pocket beach, surrounded by densely wooded slopes, with a car park and picnic area situated on the northern headland, providing a view of the beach. The beach receives low swell and is usually reflective, with rips only forming during periods of high waves.

Swimming

Usually three low energy reflective beaches with surging waves. However rips do form during periods of higher swell.

Surfing

Only during big swell when the shorebreak increases in size.

Fishing

The rocks are best for fishing onto the shallow rocks and sand.

General

Plantation Point marks the northern boundary of a 6 km long section of east-facing, predominately sandy shore, containing six white sand beaches (NSW 428-433). The first three beaches are located along the first 2 km of the shore.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay Territory 2540

Length:
0.1km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
3/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 nsw429

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Bluebottles
    Bluebottles
  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Drinking water
  • Toilets
  • Park
  • BBQ

Weather

Wednesday 29, Mar 2:20 pm

Day 28°    Night 19°
25.8°C
Cloud clearing

Water Temperature  24°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Kembla in the evening.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

10 am
1.72m
3 am
0.28m
10 pm
1.76m
4 pm
0.23m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 30, Mar

Day 22°    Night 20°
Rain, possibly heavy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Northerly 15 to 25 knots shifting southerly 30 to 40 knots during the morning.
Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday. 1st
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. Rain and showers heavy at times north of Point Perpendicular in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Point Perpendicular in the afternoon.

Tide

10 am
1.66m
4 am
0.25m
11 pm
1.78m
4 pm
0.28m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm


Weather

Wed 29, Mar to Wed 05, Apr


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southerly 25 to 35 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon. 2nd
Seas: 2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Wed 29th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm
Thu 30th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm
Fri 31st 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm
Sat 1st 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm

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.

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