Callala Bay - Beach in Callala Bay Shoalhaven NSW - SLS Beachsafe

Callala Bay NSW

Callala Bay beach (NSW 421) commences at Red Point and curves to the west, then southwest for 2.8 km to the lee of the rocky Callala Point, where it faces east. The beach receives low refracted swell, which maintains a low gradient reflective beach with seagrass growing close to shore.... Read more

Callala Bay beach (NSW 421) commences at Red Point and curves to the west, then southwest for 2.8 km to the lee of the rocky Callala Point, where it faces east. The beach receives low refracted swell, which maintains a low gradient reflective beach with seagrass growing close to shore. The eastern 1.8 km is backed by densely vegetated 150 m wide barrier that narrows to the west where Wowly creek forms a boundary with the western section, which is backed by the beachfront Callala Bay community, that continues south along the rocky point. The sheltered area in lee of the point is used to launch and moor boats.

Swimming

These are three very low to low energy beaches, which are relatively isolated east of Callala Bay.

Fishing

All three beaches are fronted by clear water and shallow clean sand.

General

The northernmost section of Jervis Bay consists of 4 km wide Hare Bay which is bordered by Green and Callala points, and has 8 km of predominately low energy sandy shoreline, containing three beaches (NSW 419-421).

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Callala Bay, NSW 2540

Length:
2.6km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 nsw421

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Bluebottles
    Bluebottles
  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Shops
  • Park

Weather

Tuesday 16, Oct 7:43 am

Day 23°    Night 16°
16.8°C
Shower or two

Water Temperature  18°C


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the day.
Swell: Northeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tide

2 am
1.09m
8 am
0.74m
2 pm
1.34m
10 pm
0.51m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 4:10 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 17, Oct

Day 23°    Night 17°
Shower or two

Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 2 metres. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tide

3 am
1.09m
9 am
0.78m
3 pm
1.33m
10 pm
0.53m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 4:00 pm


Weather

Tue 16, Oct to Tue 23, Oct


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. 2nd
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. 1st
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tide


UV

Tue 16th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 4:00 pm
Wed 17th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 4:00 pm
Thu 18th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 4:10 pm
Fri 19th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 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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