Mindil Beach - Beach in The Gardens Darwin NT - SLS Beachsafe

Mindil Beach NT

Mindil Beach (NT 137) is Darwin’s most famous and popular beach, site of the casino and the Thursday night markets, and backed by the large Mindil beach reserve. The 500 m long beach faces west and is bordered by 15 m high Myilly and Bullocky points. It consists of a... Read more

Mindil Beach (NT 137) is Darwin’s most famous and popular beach, site of the casino and the Thursday night markets, and backed by the large Mindil beach reserve. The 500 m long beach faces west and is bordered by 15 m high Myilly and Bullocky points. It consists of a moderately steep 100 m wide high tide beach, fronted by 200 m wide low tide sand flats (Fig. 5.22). It is the site of the Mindil Beach Surf Life Saving Club which patrols the beach on Sunday afternoons during winter, at the time of the famous Mindil Markets..

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Mindil Beach SLSC

Mindil Beach (Lifeguards)

Information

About

The Gardens, NT 0820

Length:
0.5km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 nt0137

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Irukandji
    Irukandji
  • Bluebottles
    Bluebottles
  • Chironex
    Chironex
  • Crocodiles
    Crocodiles
  • High Tide Range
    High Tide Range
  • Rocks
    Rocks
  • Shallow Water
    Shallow Water
  • Submerged Objects
    Submerged Objects
  • Accessible Rock Platforms
    Accessible Rock Platforms
  • Long beach
    Long beach
  • Beach erosion
    Beach erosion

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Showers
  • Park
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Shade
  • Shelters
  • Playground
  • Bike path
  • Lookout
  • Natural shade
  • Artificial shade
  • Power supply
  • Mobile Phone Coverage
  • Bus

Regulation Symbols

  • Bicycles Allowed
  • Shared Footway
  • No Littering
  • Dog Litter Must be Picked Up

Weather

Wednesday 22, Feb 1:09 am

Day 33°    Night 26°
C
Mostly sunny

Water Temperature  30°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Tide

1 am
4.79m
12 am
0.48m
4 pm
5.58m
12 pm
0.50m

UV

Index: 17 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:10 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 23, Feb

Day 33°    Night 26°
Possible late shower or storm

Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly in the early afternoon.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the evening.

Tide

3 am
5.06m
1 am
0.47m
5 pm
6.08m
1 pm
0.49m

UV

Index: 17 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:10 pm


Weather

Wed 22, Feb to Wed 01, Mar


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tide


UV

Wed 22nd 16 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:10 pm
Thu 23rd 17 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:10 pm
Fri 24th 17 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:10 pm
Sat 25th 17 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:10 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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