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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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

Wednesday 24, May 7:57 pm

Day 31°    Night 25°
27°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  28°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Wessel during the morning.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Tide

3 am
2.38m
12 am
0.43m
3 pm
2.21m
12 pm
0.43m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:40 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 25, May

Day 30°    Night 24°
Possible morning shower

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather: 30% chance of a shower in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Tide

3 am
2.52m
1 am
0.33m
4 pm
2.24m
10 pm
0.50m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:40 pm


Weather

Wed 24, May to Wed 31, May


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Tide


UV

Wed 24th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:40 pm
Thu 25th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:40 pm
Fri 26th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:40 pm
Sat 27th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:40 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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