Smugglers Cove - Beach in Clifton Beach Clarence TAS - SLS Beachsafe

Smugglers Cove TAS

Smugglers Cove is a 400 m wide east-facing embayment located on the northern side of Cape Contrariety. The cove is surrounded by steep grassy dolerite slopes rising to over 100 m. Beach T 409 is a 150 m long high tide cobble beach located along the western end of the... Read more

Smugglers Cove is a 400 m wide east-facing embayment located on the northern side of Cape Contrariety. The cove is surrounded by steep grassy dolerite slopes rising to over 100 m. Beach T 409 is a 150 m long high tide cobble beach located along the western end of the cove, with a sand and rock low tide terrace. Waves averaging about 1 m break across the 50 m wide bar and surge up the cobbles, with the steep slopes right behind. The 4 ha tip of the cape is a private wildlife sanctuary.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Clifton Beach, TAS 7020

Length:
0.15km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
5/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach Key:
 tas0409

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Weather

Tuesday 16, Oct 11:33 am

Day 25°    Night 13°
17.9°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  13°C


Wind


Wind: Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the east early in the morning, decreasing to 10 to 20 knots in the evening, lighter and more variable in the west.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres, tending northeasterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning. 2nd
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

4 am
0.88m
8 am
0.82m
2 pm
1.06m
10 pm
0.23m

UV

Index: 6 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 17, Oct

Day 21°    Night 15°
Shower or two

Wind


Wind: Northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. 1st
Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tide

5 am
0.88m
9 am
0.82m
2 pm
1.05m
10 pm
0.24m

UV

Index: 6 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:00 pm


Weather

Tue 16, Oct to Tue 23, Oct


Wind


Wind: North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning. 1st
Weather: Cloudy.

Tide


UV

Tue 16th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:00 pm
Wed 17th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:00 pm
Thu 18th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:00 pm
Fri 19th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:00 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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