Hungry - Beach in Great Mackerel Beach Pittwater NSW - SLS Beachsafe

Hungry NSW

The 4 km long southern shore of Broken Bay between Hungry Beach and West Head contains three beaches (NSW 3-5), all located within the Ku-ring-gai National Park. The beaches receive increasing protection from ocean swell to the west, with low wind waves and calms dominating. Hungry Beach (BB 3) is... Read more

The 4 km long southern shore of Broken Bay between Hungry Beach and West Head contains three beaches (NSW 3-5), all located within the Ku-ring-gai National Park. The beaches receive increasing protection from ocean swell to the west, with low wind waves and calms dominating. Hungry Beach (BB 3) is located 5 km inside the bay entrance in lee of Flint and Steel Point. It consists of a north-facing, 100 m long strip of high tide sand backed by a small valley with steep, densely vegetated slopes and a small creek. Shallow narrow sand flats front the beach, with boats often anchored just beyond the flats. Best access is by boat, with no formal land access.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Great Mackerel Beach, NSW 2108

Includes beaches:
Patonga, Fishermans, The Basin, Bonnie Doon, Portuguese, Towlers Bay, Taylors, Clareville, Old Wharf, Paradise, Sandy, Little Patonga, Snapperman, Station / Barrenjoey Beach, Flint & Steel, Flannel Flower, West Head, Resolute, Mackeral, Currawong

Length:
0.12km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
0/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 nswBB3

Nearby beaches

Weather

Tuesday 21, Nov 5:52 am

Day 23°    Night 18°
15.9°C
Possible late shower

Water Temperature  20°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Tide

10 am
1.64m
4 am
0.46m
11 pm
1.25m
5 pm
0.32m

UV

Index: 11 (Extreme)

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


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 22, Nov

Day 23°    Night 17°
Shower or two

Swell


Wind


Wind: Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly in the late evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tide

11 am
1.61m
4 am
0.50m
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: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the 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 8:50 am to 4:20 pm
Wed 22nd 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm
Thu 23rd 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm
Fri 24th 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 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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