Albina Rock (s 1) - Beach in Macquarie Heads West Coast TAS - SLS Beachsafe

Albina Rock (s 1) TAS

Beach T 764 commences on the northern side of the rocks and continues north for 500 m to the next rocky point with the reefs extending 1.5 km offshore to Albina Rock. The beach is exposed to the prevailing high waves and has a double bar system, with the inner... Read more

Beach T 764 commences on the northern side of the rocks and continues north for 500 m to the next rocky point with the reefs extending 1.5 km offshore to Albina Rock. The beach is exposed to the prevailing high waves and has a double bar system, with the inner surf zone containing a mixture of sand and rocks and reefs, drained by rips to each end of the beach, while the outer surf zone has a sandy bar drained by rips to each side. Active sand dunes commence right at the beach and extend up to 400 m inland reaching 50 m in height. A small creek drains across the southern end of the beach.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Macquarie Heads, TAS 7468

Length:
0.5km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
8/10 (Highly hazardous)

Beach Key:
 tas0764

Nearby beaches

Weather

Tuesday 24, Oct 3:15 pm

Day 16°    Night 10°
14.8°C
Shower or two

Water Temperature  13°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres inshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide

2 am
0.88m
8 am
0.58m
12 pm
0.73m
7 pm
0.19m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:20 pm


Radar

256 km

radar helper

Weather

Wednesday 25, Oct

Day 17°    Night 7°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.

Tide

3 am
0.88m
8 am
0.61m
12 pm
0.71m
8 pm
0.19m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:10 pm


Weather

Tue 24, Oct to Tue 31, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Tue 24th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:00 pm
Wed 25th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:10 pm
Thu 26th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:10 pm
Fri 27th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:20 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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