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 15, Aug 10:57 pm

Day 13°    Night 8°
8.3°C
Showers easing. Wind easing

Water Temperature  11°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 25 to 40 knots turning westerly 30 to 45 knots around midday then decreasing to 25 to 35 knots in the late evening.
Swell: West to southwesterly 3 to 5 metres inshore, increasing to 4 to 7 metres offshore.
Seas: 3 to 5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tide

5 am
0.26m
11 pm
1.03m
5 pm
0.60m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 16, Aug

Day 12°    Night 6°
Morning shower or two

Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 30 to 45 knots.
Swell: Westerly 2 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres offshore.
Seas: 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Tide

6 am
0.33m
12 pm
0.99m
6 pm
0.56m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Wed 15, Aug to Wed 22, Aug


Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Swell: Westerly 2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Wed 15th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Thu 16th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Fri 17th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Sat 18th 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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