Weather Forecast
22.10°C
Current Temperature
15.00km/h
Wind speed
23.80°C
Water Temperature
0.93m
Swell
0.6m
Tide
5/11
UV
Gatcombe Head is the southernmost point of the island. It is a grassy, sloping, 20 m high headland, with beaches to either side and the small settlement of Gatcombe, containing several houses and shacks. On the eastern side of the head is a 50 m pocket of high tide sand (F11) which faces almost due south. It is backed by the grassy bluffs of the head and fronted by open water, with rocks and reefs to either side.
Beach Length: 0.05km
General Hazard Rating: 3/11

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