Raspins Beach - Beach in Orford Glamorgan Spring Bay TAS - SLS Beachsafe

Raspins Beach

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

Raspins Beach (T 262) extends north from the shifting Prosser River mouth to the northern bedrock boundary where the small Sheas Creek crosses the beach. The 900 m long beach faces east-southeast towards the bay entrance and usually receives low refracted swell and wind waves, with calms common and waves... Read more

Raspins Beach (T 262) extends north from the shifting Prosser River mouth to the northern bedrock boundary where the small Sheas Creek crosses the beach. The 900 m long beach faces east-southeast towards the bay entrance and usually receives low refracted swell and wind waves, with calms common and waves usually less than 1 m. They maintain a narrow low tide terrace to reflective conditions. The beach is backed by the narrow Raspins Beach Coastal Reserve, which contains car parking, picnic and camping areas. The highway parallels the rear of the beach with the Orford golf course occupying some of the inner foredunes to the west. The river mouth shoals vary considerably over time changing the length and width of the beach. In response a crude seawall has been dumped on the beach to protect the reserve.

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TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
15°C
Water
12°C
UV Rating
4 / 11

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Formal parking area
Camping
Toilets
Caravan park
Drinking water
Seawall
Friday, 20 Sep 9:17

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.


Orford, TAS 7190
Length: 0.9km
General Hazard Rating: 3/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: tas0262