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

Tuesday 24, Oct 3:14 pm

Day 37°    Night 21°
35.5°C
Sunny

Water Temperature  28°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Inshore afternoon and evening sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower north of Kowanyama, near zero chance elsewhere.

Tide

11 pm
4.00m
12 pm
1.44m

UV

Index: 13 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:10 pm


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Wednesday 25, Oct

Day 35°    Night 22°
Possible shower or storm

Swell


Wind


Wind: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tide

11 pm
3.97m
12 pm
1.28m

UV

Index: 13 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:10 pm


Weather

Tue 24, Oct to Tue 31, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Kowanyama during the morning.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide


UV

Tue 24th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:10 pm
Wed 25th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:10 pm
Thu 26th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:20 pm
Fri 27th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:30 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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