Turimetta - Beach in Warriewood Pittwater NSW - SLS Beachsafe

Turimetta NSW

On the south side of Turimetta Head is a 1 km wide-open embayment bordered by 30 m high Narrabeen Head to the south. In between is 350 m long Turimetta Beach (NSW 309, also called Little Narrabeen), with rock platforms and cliffs filling the rest of the bay. The beach... Read more

On the south side of Turimetta Head is a 1 km wide-open embayment bordered by 30 m high Narrabeen Head to the south. In between is 350 m long Turimetta Beach (NSW 309, also called Little Narrabeen), with rock platforms and cliffs filling the rest of the bay. The beach is backed by 20-30 m high partially vegetated, steep shale bluffs, then blufftop houses and a road. The beach can only be reached on foot from the north or south end, or round the rock platform from North Narrabeen. It offers no facilities and is a relatively natural beach with rocky areas on the beach and in the surf. It receives waves averaging 1.5 m, which break close to shore over a usually narrow bar and the rocks. Two to three rips usually form at each end and there is a central rip amongst the rocks. During high seas the thin veneer of sand is often stripped off the beach exposing the underlying sandstone and shale rocks.

Swimming

Be careful here. It’s unpatrolled, has rocks in the surf, together with rips and often dumping waves.

Surfing

Turimetta is popular with beachgoers wanting to escape the crowds. The beach offers a bit of a left over the northern rocks and reef, but more often short beach breaks.

Fishing

The northern Turimetta rock platform is the site of a treated sewerage outlet, however it is also the most popular fishing site. The beach has both gutters and exposed rocks following large seas, while the southern rocks are wide and flat and give access to a deeper sand and rock seafloor.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Warriewood, NSW 2102

Length:
0.35km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
7/10 (Highly hazardous)

Beach Key:
 nsw309

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Bluebottles
    Bluebottles
  • Topographic rips
    Topographic rips
  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Park
  • Bus

Weather

Thursday 24, May 4:21 am

Day 20°    Night 11°
11.1°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  19°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly early in the morning then tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tide

3 am
1.50m
10 am
0.19m
4 pm
1.46m
10 pm
0.39m

UV

Index: 3 (Moderate)

Sun protection recommended from 11:40 am to 12:10 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Friday 25, May

Day 19°    Night 13°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Southerly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tide

4 am
1.51m
10 am
0.19m
5 pm
1.60m
11 pm
0.33m

UV

Index: 3 (Moderate)

Sun protection recommended from 11:30 am to 12:10 pm


Weather

Thu 24, May to Thu 31, May


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tide


UV

Thu 24th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Fri 25th 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 11:30 am to 12:10 pm
Sat 26th 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 11:00 am to 12:10 pm
Sun 27th 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 11:40 am to 12:10 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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