Adams Bay - Beach in North Bruny Kingborough TAS - SLS Beachsafe

Adams Bay TAS

At Saltwater Creek the shoreline turns and trends west to Adams Bay. This is the northernmost bay in the Great Bay and consists of a south-facing 500 m long low energy beach (BI 83) fronted by 300 m wide inner transverse and outer ridged sand flats which face due south... Read more

At Saltwater Creek the shoreline turns and trends west to Adams Bay. This is the northernmost bay in the Great Bay and consists of a south-facing 500 m long low energy beach (BI 83) fronted by 300 m wide inner transverse and outer ridged sand flats which face due south towards Ford Bay 4 km to the south. The beach is backed by gently sloping partly cleared farmland, with an oyster works on the western point and oyster racks spread across the outer flats (Figure 4.112). At the western end of the beach the shoreline turns south for 1 km to Stallards Point and is backed by densely vegetated slopes rising to 80 m.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

North Bruny, TAS 7150

Includes beaches:
Great Bay (1), Great Bay (2), Great Bay (3), Black Rock Point, Cockleshell Beach (s), Cockleshell Beach (n), Rat Bay, Longfords Beach, Bligh Point (e 1)

Length:
0.5km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 tasB83

Nearby beaches

Weather

Saturday 21, Oct 11:06 pm

Day 17°    Night 9°
13.2°C
Shower or two

Water Temperature  14°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tide

9 am
0.94m
4 am
0.79m
5 pm
0.42m

UV

Index: 6 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 3:50 pm


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Sunday 22, Oct

Day 18°    Night 10°
Showers easing

Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots becoming southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the morning then tending westerly 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres inshore, grading to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tide

9 am
0.94m
2 am
0.86m
6 pm
0.40m

UV

Index: 6 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 3:50 pm


Weather

Sat 21, Oct to Sat 28, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Sat 21st 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 3:50 pm
Sun 22nd 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 3:50 pm
Mon 23rd 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:00 pm
Tue 24th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 3:50 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.

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