Snapper Point (west) - Beach in Cuttlefish Bay Kangaroo Island SA - SLS Beachsafe

Snapper Point (west) SA

Snapper Point is a prominent, 160 m high grassy headland. Five hundred metres east of the headland is a 50 m wide opening in the rocks, at the base of which is a 20 m long sand-cobble beach (KI-51) fronted by rocks and boulders. Read more

Snapper Point is a prominent, 160 m high grassy headland. Five hundred metres east of the headland is a 50 m wide opening in the rocks, at the base of which is a 20 m long sand-cobble beach (KI-51) fronted by rocks and boulders.

General

None of these five beaches are easily accessible. All are backed by farmland and steep slopes and, while calm conditions often prevail, their isolated location and dominance of rock make them unsuitable for safe swimming.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Cuttlefish Bay, SA 5222

Includes beaches:
Cuttle Fish Bay, Cape Coutts (south 1), Cape Coutts (south 2), Antechamber Bay, Red House Bay, Pink Bay, Cape Willoughby, Windmill Bay, Cape Hart (1)

Length:
0.02km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach Key:
 saKI051

Nearby beaches

Marine Warnings

Sun, 26 May 16:21
Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia

Sun, 26 May 16:13
Warning to Sheep Graziers


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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