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Henley

Patrolled Unpatrolled Today

Henley Beach (232A) is an older suburb with a jetty backed by a plaza and the main shopping area (Fig. 4.70). The Henley Surf Life Saving Club is located 100 m south of the jetty. The entire beach is backed by residential development, including a seawall and road paralleling the back... Read more

Henley Beach (232A) is an older suburb with a jetty backed by a plaza and the main shopping area (Fig. 4.70). The Henley Surf Life Saving Club is located 100 m south of the jetty. The entire beach is backed by residential development, including a seawall and road paralleling the back of the beach, with a continuous low tide bar attached to the beach (Fig. 4.71).)

Swimming

This section of coast is relatively safe inshore and on the attached portions of the inner bar. Care must be taken in the trough particularly if occupied by currents, and on the outer bar. Children sometimes get caught on the bars by the rising tide.

Surfing

The surf here depends on the winds, with strong westerlies required to produce a sloppy beach break. Occasionally high outside ocean swell reaches the beaches as a low swell.

Fishing

Many fishers use the Patawalonga and Torrens boat ramps to launch their boats for outside fishing, while the two jetties and the Patawalonga Creek mouth are the most popular shore locations. Along the beaches the migrating bars and higher wave produce a range of holes and gutters along the beach, which change over time.

General

A long section of beach with the older Henley and Grange in the centre and newer developments to the north and south.

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Beach Patrols Change Day

Henley SLSC

Mon
25/11
Tue
26/11
Wed
27/11
Thu
28/11
Fri
29/11
Sat
30/11
Sun
01/12

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12:00 - 17:00

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TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
18°C
Water
19°C
UV Rating
11 / 11

Hazards

Gutters
Gutters
Littoral currents
Littoral currents
Shallow Water
Shallow Water
Shallow Sandbars
Shallow Sandbars
Winds
Winds
Water pollution
Water pollution
Slippery rocks
Slippery rocks

Information Symbols

Formal parking area
Cafe
Public phone
Kiosk
Shade
Shelters
Toilets
Artificial shade
Bike path
Park
Mobile Phone Coverage
Bus
Jetty

Regulation Symbols

Bicycles Allowed
No Littering
No Vehicles
No Model Planes
Picking Plants Prohibited
Bombing Prohibited
No Diving
Camping Prohibited
PWC's Prohibited
Dog Litter Must be Picked Up
No Firearms
Shared Footway
No Golf
No Alcohol
No Trailbikes
Tuesday, 26 Nov 5:31

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.


Henley Beach, SA 5022
Includes beaches: Henley-largs Bay, Grange, Tennyson, West Lake, Semaphore, Largs Bay
Length: 2km
General Hazard Rating: 3/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: sa0232A