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

Wednesday 20, Jun 3:36 pm

Day 13°    Night 4°
11.3°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  13°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly in the late evening.
Swell: West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. 1st
Weather: Cloudy.

Tide

12 am
1.09m
7 am
0.15m
3 pm
1.04m
8 pm
0.67m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 21, Jun

Day 14°    Night 5°
Cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly early in the morning.
Swell: West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore. 2nd
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

1 am
1.02m
8 am
0.22m
3 pm
1.09m
9 pm
0.60m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Wed 20, Jun to Wed 27, Jun


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Wed 20th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Thu 21st 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Fri 22nd 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Sat 23rd 1 (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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