Little Musselroe Bay (w 1) - Beach in Cape Portland Dorset TAS - SLS Beachsafe

Little Musselroe Bay (w 1)

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

Beach 16 extends along the eastern base of a point for 150 m, as a sandy reflective beach bordered by the rock platforms of the point, with a central rock outcrop. The Little Musselroe Road terminates at the southern end of the beach, with a track out to the rear... Read more

Beach 16 extends along the eastern base of a point for 150 m, as a sandy reflective beach bordered by the rock platforms of the point, with a central rock outcrop. The Little Musselroe Road terminates at the southern end of the beach, with a track out to the rear of the point and down to a boat ramp at the inlet.

Swimming

The only safe beaches on the western side of the island are the northern Mitlers and Snug Coves. The exposed beaches are all extremely hazardous, with large waves, permanent rips and some reefs.

Surfing

The best chance is at False Creek, with some point breaks also off Carrington Point and Mitlers Cove. However, local knowledge is essential.

Fishing

There are good beach rips at False Creek, while rock fishing is extremely hazardous on the western side.

General

A dramatic, high energy section of shore, in places impossible to safely access.

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Beach Patrols Change Day

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.

TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
13°C
Water
14°C
UV Rating
10 / 11

Information Symbols

Other facilities
Boat ramp
Tuesday, 26 Nov 7:35

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.


Cape Portland, TAS 7264
Length: 0.15km
General Hazard Rating: 3/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: tas0016