Beerbarrel Beach - Beach in Akaroa Break O'Day TAS - SLS Beachsafe

Beerbarrel Beach TAS

Beerbarrel Beach consists of two parts. The northern section (T 101) is a 100 m exposed, southeast-facing, low gradient beach bordered by the rocky shore of the point to the north and a 50 m wide rocky point to the south. It receives waves averaging about 1.5 m which break... Read more

Beerbarrel Beach consists of two parts. The northern section (T 101) is a 100 m exposed, southeast-facing, low gradient beach bordered by the rocky shore of the point to the north and a 50 m wide rocky point to the south. It receives waves averaging about 1.5 m which break across a 50-100 m wide rock-studded surf zone, with a permanent rip flowing out against the southern rocks. The main beach (T 102) is 300 m long and includes a 50 m long pocket of sand at the western end. It extends from the dividing point to a 400 m wide 20 m high headland. It also has rocks in the inner surf zone with strong rips forming to each end. Both beaches are backed by a small grassy foredune then vegetated slopes rising to 40 m. There is a car park on the slopes behind the central headland with easy access to both beaches. There is surf amongst the rocks with best conditions during northerly winds. The point camping area is located 500 m north of the beach.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Akaroa, TAS 7216

Length:
0.3km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
7/10 (Highly hazardous)

Beach Key:
 tas0102

Nearby beaches

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area

Marine Warnings

Fri, 17 Aug 05:00
Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania

Weather

Friday 17, Aug 6:01 am

Day 14°    Night 4°
5.9°C
Shower or two

Water Temperature  13°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

1 am
0.94m
8 am
0.29m
2 pm
1.02m
9 pm
0.36m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

256 km

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Weather

Saturday 18, Aug

Day 13°    Night 5°
Showers easing

Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then tending northwest to southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tide

2 am
0.84m
9 am
0.32m
3 pm
1.03m
10 pm
0.34m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Fri 17, Aug to Fri 24, Aug


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 25 to 40 knots turning southerly during the morning.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Fri 17th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Sat 18th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Sun 19th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Mon 20th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended

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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