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

Marine Warnings

Wed, 22 Feb 05:00
Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania

Weather

Wednesday 22, Feb 5:45 am

Day 25°    Night 12°
13.5°C
Mostly sunny

Water Temperature  16°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning.
Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. 2nd
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. 1st
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower near Cape Bruny at night.

Tide

5 am
1.10m
7 pm
0.81m
12 pm
0.37m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 5:00 pm


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Thursday 23, Feb

Day 21°    Night 14°
Early shower or two

Swell


Wind


Wind: Northerly 15 to 25 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
Swell: Northerly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending northeasterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning. 2nd
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the early morning.

Tide

5 am
1.10m
8 pm
0.80m
1 pm
0.35m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:10 pm


Weather

Wed 22, Feb to Wed 01, Mar


Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 2 metres. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Wed 22nd 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:20 pm
Thu 23rd 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:10 pm
Fri 24th 9 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:10 pm
Sat 25th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 5:00 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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