Goat Bluff is an irregular 500 m long section of 30 m high cliffed sandstone rocks that separates Calverts from Hope Beach. There is a lookout on the crest of the bluff with views south to Black Jack Rocks and the larger Betsey Island. Beach T 412 is a 60... Read more
Goat Bluff is an irregular 500 m long section of 30 m high cliffed sandstone rocks that separates Calverts from Hope Beach. There is a lookout on the crest of the bluff with views south to Black Jack Rocks and the larger Betsey Island. Beach T 412 is a 60 m long pocket of rocks and sand set in a gap in the centre of the bluffs and immediately below the lookout. The beach consists of high tide cobbles and boulders against the base of the cliffs, then a sandy 100 m wide bar with rock outcrops that fill the gap. Waves are lowered to 1 m at the bluff owing to sheltering by the island and rocks and break across the bar with a weak rip usually flowing out against the western rocks. There is no safe access to this hazardous beach. Surfers head to the lookout to check the surf to either side. To the east close to the bluffs is Rebound, while to the west along Hope Beach are Goats and the Wedge.Read less
Wind: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:10 pm
Wind: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 2:00 pm
Wind: Northerly 15 to 25 knots tending northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening. 2nd
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
|Tue 25th||3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:20 am to 1:40 pm|
|Wed 26th||4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 2:00 pm|
|Thu 27th||4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:20 pm|
|Fri 28th||4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:10 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.