Blanche Point - Beach in Akaroa Break O'Day TAS - SLS Beachsafe

Blanche Point

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

Blanche Point beach (T 94) is a 750 m long northeast-facing moderately exposed beach located between the training wall and the western side of the point. The beach has been stabilised by the wall and has built up to 300 m seaward along the wall forming a low gradient low... Read more

Blanche Point beach (T 94) is a 750 m long northeast-facing moderately exposed beach located between the training wall and the western side of the point. The beach has been stabilised by the wall and has built up to 300 m seaward along the wall forming a low gradient low tide terrace to occasionally transverse bar and rip beach. It is backed by a new low foredune, which becomes increasing blown out towards the seawall, possibly as a result of human traffic (Fig. 4.18). The beach receives waves averaging about 1 m, which towards the wall break over the extensive ebb tidal shoals. The western end of the beach is particularly hazardous owing to the strong tidal currents against the wall and increased likelihood of rips along the beach. During higher swell there can be rideable waves running off the tidal shoals.

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TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
10°C
Water
13°C
UV Rating
6 / 11

Hazards


Strong Currents

Information Symbols

Unspecified
Tuesday, 8 Oct 9:13

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Akaroa, TAS 7216
Length: 0.75km
General Hazard Rating: 5/10 (Moderately hazardous)
Beach Key: tas0094