Yirrakala (e 1) - Beach in Yirrkala East Arnhem NT - SLS Beachsafe

Yirrakala (e 1) NT

The northern side of the Yirrkala headland contains four small protected beaches (NT 1026-1029). Beach NT 1026 is located on the eastern side of the small boundary point. It consists of a 150 m long high tide sand beach, bordered by low rocky points, fronted by 100 m wide rock... Read more

The northern side of the Yirrkala headland contains four small protected beaches (NT 1026-1029). Beach NT 1026 is located on the eastern side of the small boundary point. It consists of a 150 m long high tide sand beach, bordered by low rocky points, fronted by 100 m wide rock flats, and backed by a low wooded bluff containing two houses.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Yirrkala, NT 0880

Length:
0.15km

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

Beach Key:
 nt1026

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Irukandji
    Irukandji
  • Bluebottles
    Bluebottles
  • Chironex
    Chironex
  • Crocodiles
    Crocodiles
  • High Tide Range
    High Tide Range

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Other facilities
  • Boat ramp

Weather

Tuesday 26, Sep 2:56 am

Day 32°    Night 21°
21.5°C
Sunny

Water Temperature  27°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far northeast early in the morning and again in the late evening.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Cape Wessel in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Tide

12 am
1.88m
6 am
0.74m
12 pm
2.04m
6 pm
0.48m

UV

Index: 14 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:10 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 27, Sep

Day 32°    Night 21°
Sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Wessel.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Tide

1 am
1.73m
7 am
0.82m
1 pm
1.94m
7 pm
0.46m

UV

Index: 14 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:10 pm


Weather

Tue 26, Sep to Tue 03, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Tide


UV

Tue 26th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:10 pm
Wed 27th 14 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:10 pm
Thu 28th 14 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:10 pm
Fri 29th 14 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 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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