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

Tuesday 21, Nov 5:59 am

Day 23°    Night 16°
17.2°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  20°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Tide

10 am
1.66m
4 am
0.54m
11 pm
1.25m
5 pm
0.33m

UV

Index: 11 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:40 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 22, Nov

Day 23°    Night 15°
Possible shower

Swell


Wind


Wind: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Tide

11 am
1.63m
4 am
0.58m
5 pm
0.35m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm


Weather

Tue 21, Nov to Tue 28, Nov


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tide


UV

Tue 21st 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm
Wed 22nd 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm
Thu 23rd 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm
Fri 24th 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:40 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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