Weather Forecast
Current Temperature
Wind speed
Water Temperature
Beach T 1138 extends south of the Regatta Point training wall for 1.1 km to the beginning of the Devonport port facilities. It is a narrow, at times discontinuous low energy high tide sand and cobble beach. The north half has a fringe of rock and sand flats extending up to 100 m into the river. These narrow to the south with the southern half fronted by the deep river channel. While waves are low, strong tidal currents flow off the edge of the beach and flats. It is backed by a continuous foreshore reserve, then Victoria Parade and the houses of Devonport. Police Point forms the eastern side of the river mouth. The Police Point beach (T 1139) commences at a small rock groyne on the point and curves slightly to the east for 250 m to the base of the eastern training wall, which curves to the north for 700 m. The river channel clips the western side of the beach, with sand and rock flats widening to 200 m by the eastern end of the beach. Waves are usually very low to calm. It is backed by a grassy reserve and picnic area, then the houses of East Devonport.
Beach Length: 1.1km
General Hazard Rating: 3/10

Patrolled Beach Flag Patrols

There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.


Other facilities




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.