Dora Point - Beach in Binalong Bay Break O'Day TAS - SLS Beachsafe

Dora Point TAS

Dora Point beach (T 93) is located at the western side of the entrance to the 2,000 ha Georges Bay. Strong tidal currents flow through the entrance and maintain a deep tidal channel and extensive ebb tidal delta, which extends a few hundred metres seaward of the beach. The beach... Read more

Dora Point beach (T 93) is located at the western side of the entrance to the 2,000 ha Georges Bay. Strong tidal currents flow through the entrance and maintain a deep tidal channel and extensive ebb tidal delta, which extends a few hundred metres seaward of the beach. The beach is 250 m long and faces east across the tidal shoals and deeper channel towards St Helens Point. Waves are lowered by the point and shoals and average less than 1 m at the beach. While waves are usually low, beach conditions vary with the tidal shoals and tide conditions, with strong tidal current flowing seaward of the beach during the ebbing tide. The beach is accessible by vehicle with the camping area located 500 m south of the beach just inside the bay.

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Information

About

Binalong Bay, TAS 7216

Length:
0.25km

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

Beach Key:
 tas0093

Nearby beaches

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area

Weather

Thursday 23, Feb 3:00 am

Day 25°    Night 16°
19.3°C
Mostly sunny

Water Temperature  18°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide

7 am
1.02m
1 am
0.29m
8 pm
0.74m
3 pm
0.22m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:00 pm


Radar

256 km

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Weather

Friday 24, Feb

Day 21°    Night 14°
Showers

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tide

8 am
1.07m
2 am
0.27m
9 pm
0.79m
3 pm
0.18m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:10 pm


Weather

Thu 23, Feb to Thu 02, Mar


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Tide


UV

Thu 23rd 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 5:10 pm
Fri 24th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:10 pm
Sat 25th 9 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:00 pm
Sun 26th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:00 pm

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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