Cable Beach (e) - Beach in Big Grove Albany WA - SLS Beachsafe

Cable Beach (e) WA

Beach (WA 418) is a 300 m long strip of high tide sand and parallel beachrock reef. Waves averaging over 1.5 m break over a 50 m wide sand bar, then the reef. The reef forms the shoreline along the eastern half of the beach, and lies 10-30 m offshore... Read more

Beach (WA 418) is a 300 m long strip of high tide sand and parallel beachrock reef. Waves averaging over 1.5 m break over a 50 m wide sand bar, then the reef. The reef forms the shoreline along the eastern half of the beach, and lies 10-30 m offshore along the western half, where a permanent rip drains the 70 m wide surf zone.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Big Grove, WA 6330

Length:
0.3km

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

Beach Key:
 wa0418

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Shark Alert

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Government of Western Australia

Weather

Tuesday 11, Dec 12:39 am

Day 22°    Night 14°
18.5°C
Late shower or two

Water Temperature  17°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

8 am
0.38m
11 pm
1.04m
2 pm
0.45m

UV

Index: 13 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 4:20 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 12, Dec

Day 17°    Night 14°
Possible morning shower

Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

8 am
0.41m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 4:20 pm


Weather

Tue 11, Dec to Tue 18, Dec


Swell


Wind


Wind: East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Tue 11th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 4:10 pm
Wed 12th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 4:20 pm
Thu 13th 14 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri 14th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:40 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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