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

Sunday 28, May 11:00 am

Day 11°    Night 7°
11.4°C
Showers easing

Water Temperature  15°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Swell: West to southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.

Tide

4 am
0.12m
12 pm
0.93m
6 pm
0.60m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

256 km

radar helper

Weather

Monday 29, May

Day 13°    Night 6°
Showers

Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending west to northwesterly in the morning then west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Westerly 3 to 4 metres, tending southwesterly 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then westerly later in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Tide

5 am
0.08m
1 pm
0.93m
7 pm
0.61m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Sun 28, May to Sun 04, Jun


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Westerly 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm and possible hail.

Tide


UV

Sun 28th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Mon 29th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Tue 30th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Wed 31st 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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