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

Sunday 19, Feb 10:48 pm

Day 31°    Night 25°
24.7°C
Shower or two. Possible storm

Water Temperature  29°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Wessel during the day.
Swell: West to northwesterly around 1 metre offshore.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tide

2 am
2.17m
8 am
0.96m
2 pm
1.80m
8 pm
1.03m

UV

Index: 17 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:50 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Monday 20, Feb

Day 31°    Night 24°
Showers. Possible storm

Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots. Winds above 34 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low.
Swell: exceeding 4m.
Seas: and swell exceeding 4m.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tide

2 am
2.06m
8 am
0.93m
12 pm
1.70m
9 pm
1.12m

UV

Index: 18 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:50 pm


Weather

Sun 19, Feb to Sun 26, Feb


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: West to northwesterly around 1 metre offshore.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tide


UV

Sun 19th 17 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:50 pm
Mon 20th 18 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:50 pm
Tue 21st 17 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:50 pm
Wed 22nd 17 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:50 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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