Albert R (e) - Beach in Burketown Burke QLD - SLS Beachsafe

Albert R (e) QLD

Beach Q 22 is located on the western side of the Albert River mouth. It is an irregular, 1.6 km long, high tide beach fronted by 1 km wide intertidal ridged sand flats, and then another 2-3 km of tidal shoals associated with the river mouth. The narrow beach ridge... Read more

Beach Q 22 is located on the western side of the Albert River mouth. It is an irregular, 1.6 km long, high tide beach fronted by 1 km wide intertidal ridged sand flats, and then another 2-3 km of tidal shoals associated with the river mouth. The narrow beach ridge is in turn backed by the extensive salt flats. Beach Q 23 lies on the eastern side of the 500 m wide river mouth and is a 2.4 km long beach that is fronted by sand flats and the river channel in the west, grading into extensive mangroves to the east and then the mouth of the Leichhardt River, with 4 km wide river mouth shoals off the beach.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Burketown, QLD 4830

Length:
2.4km

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

Beach Key:
 qld0023

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Weather

Sunday 28, May 11:06 am

Day 33°    Night 17°
26.7°C
Sunny

Water Temperature  26°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to southeasterly early in the morning then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots from the east in the afternoon. Winds tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots again in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide

9 am
3.77m
11 pm
0.72m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 3:40 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Monday 29, May

Day 30°    Night 20°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

10 am
3.90m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 3:40 pm


Weather

Sun 28, May to Sun 04, Jun


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide


UV

Sun 28th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 3:40 pm
Mon 29th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 3:40 pm
Tue 30th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 3:40 pm
Wed 31st 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 10:00 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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