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

Mon, 29 May 22:03
Bush Walkers Weather Alert

Mon, 29 May 22:00
Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania

Weather

Monday 29, May 11:05 pm

Day 12°    Night 6°
10.3°C
Shower or two

Water Temperature  15°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Swell: West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres. 2nd
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres. 1st
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tide

5 am
0.15m
10 pm
1.27m
5 pm
0.97m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Tuesday 30, May

Day 12°    Night 6°
Showers

Swell


Wind


Wind: West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 25 to 30 knots before dawn then decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres later in the evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm and possible hail.

Tide

6 am
0.18m
1 pm
1.12m
6 pm
0.93m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Mon 29, May to Mon 05, Jun


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the afternoon.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Mon 29th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Tue 30th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Wed 31st 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Thu 1st 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended

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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